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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 114 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.24% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £395 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -25.00%
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
267 274 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.12% 12.91% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 104
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.62% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 June 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 +9 14 £395 +5.33% 1
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) VPN
4 15 (57.69%) Firewall
5 13 (50.00%) MPLS
6 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 10 (38.46%) Juniper
6 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
6 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
7 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
7 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Electronics
8 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (30.77%) IPv6
8 8 (30.77%) CCNP
8 8 (30.77%) SAP
8 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (30.77%) Marketing
8 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
8 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
8 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security

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 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) VPN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 13 (50.00%) MPLS
5 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) IPv6
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) IPv4
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) FWSM
11 4 (15.38%) HSRP
11 4 (15.38%) VRRP
12 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (7.69%) DMZ
12 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Informix
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Electronics
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) DataPower
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) CCDE
6 1 (3.85%) CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Cacti
2 1 (3.85%) Graphite
2 1 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) OPNET
2 1 (3.85%) Opsview
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
2 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
3 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
4 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) F5
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas
9 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.85%) BMC
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) Motorola
9 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint