The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £103.94 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.51% +219.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.95% 9.02% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
Average daily rate £425 £260 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +55.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire