The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
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
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 15.15% 13.64% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%