The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 11 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.56% 1.44% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 15.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
OSPF
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 25.64% 9.35% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Median daily rate £600 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.36 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +6 1 - -
OSPF
Wales

OSPF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia