The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 26 29
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 2.39% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.63% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 43 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.62% 20.57% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 30
Average daily rate £271 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
OSPF
North East

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
OSPF
North East