The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 74 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.12% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £311
% change year-on-year
-16.87% +28.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 100 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.22% 12.08% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 33
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Wales region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 1 £250 -28.82% 3
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OSPF
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
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