The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 41 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.29% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 3.45% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £615 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +2.04%
OSPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.43% 7.30% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 30
Average daily rate £256 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £601 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Crawley - 1 £513 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) F5