The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 113 123 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs citing OSPF 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 1.00% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
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
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 300 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.64% 13.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 190 110
Median daily rate £357 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 7
Median hourly rate £12.36 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.16 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £187.50 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Leeds +5 8 £350 -12.50% 1
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
1 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 14 (53.85%) VPN
3 12 (46.15%) CCNP
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 10 (38.46%) Juniper
5 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 9 (34.62%) WLAN
6 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
6 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
6 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
6 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
7 7 (26.92%) Network Design
7 7 (26.92%) HP
8 6 (23.08%) DMZ
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 6 (23.08%) TippingPoint
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) F5
9 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (19.23%) Motorola
9 5 (19.23%) MPLS
10 4 (15.38%) IBM
10 4 (15.38%) WAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 14 (53.85%) VPN
3 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 9 (34.62%) WLAN
7 6 (23.08%) DMZ
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
9 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 3 (11.54%) IPv6
11 2 (7.69%) DNS
11 2 (7.69%) FWSM
11 2 (7.69%) Internet
12 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
12 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Informix
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Expert
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Expert
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) DataPower
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) SIEM
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CCNP
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDE
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (11.54%) OPNET
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
3 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
3 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) TippingPoint
6 5 (19.23%) F5
6 5 (19.23%) Motorola
7 4 (15.38%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
8 3 (11.54%) BMC
8 3 (11.54%) SAP
8 3 (11.54%) Splunk
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 2 (7.69%) VMware
10 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
10 1 (3.85%) Veritas