The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.27% 1.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.47%
Communications & Networking Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.53% 10.34% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £443 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
OSPF
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OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware