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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 24 36
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.48% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 17.65% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.33%
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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
45 17 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.56% 8.37% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 39
Average daily rate £350 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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