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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 44 42
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.82% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £513 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
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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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.56% 20.52% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 28
Average daily rate £375 £280 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £72 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £27.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -46.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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