The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.95% 12.96% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 8
Average daily rate £288 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -5.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +27.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £30.60 £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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