The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+36.65% +25.56%
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
49 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.81% 16.31% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 14
Median daily rate £440 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet