The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.23% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
OSPF
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.75% 18.14% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 14
Average daily rate £275 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Sheffield region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Sheffield region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) e-Health
1 3 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) BT