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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 98 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +19.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.97%
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
250 144 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.12% 9.10% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 80 76
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +9.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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
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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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 - 2 £200 -
Halifax - - - -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Network Design
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) JNCIP
4 4 (57.14%) JNCIE
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) HSRP
7 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (14.29%) VCAP
7 1 (14.29%) VCP5
7 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VPLS
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) HSRP
7 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (14.29%) IPsec
7 1 (14.29%) SSL
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) IP Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Design Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIP
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCDA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint