The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 55 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £368 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 98 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.67% 18.92% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 39
Median daily rate £350 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.51 £9.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -43.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 1 - -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto