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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 88 91 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 4.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +2.04%
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
180 181 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.96% 12.25% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 117
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £110.00 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 4 - - 5
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco