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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales - - 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.96% 5.13% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £310 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
OSPF
Wales

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