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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 99 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 2.26% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £320 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £184 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £394 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.06 £42.31 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-47.86% +41.01%
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
222 265 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.38% 12.30% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 164 159
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 +6 1 £410 +28.12%
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) BGP
2 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) WLAN
5 6 (35.29%) Network Design
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) F5
6 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
7 4 (23.53%) Motorola
7 4 (23.53%) DMZ
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (17.65%) SSL
8 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
8 3 (17.65%) IPsec
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (11.76%) OPNET
9 2 (11.76%) Retail
9 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
9 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
9 2 (11.76%) DataPower
9 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) BGP
1 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (64.71%) WLAN
4 4 (23.53%) DMZ
4 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) IPv4
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) xDSL
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (11.76%) OPNET
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) F5
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Motorola
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL