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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 97 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 1.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
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
251 289 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.42% 14.32% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 184 109
Median daily rate £400 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 3
Median hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +2 12 £350 -6.66% 4
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) BGP
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 15 (68.18%) MPLS
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) WAN
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (50.00%) Firewall
7 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
9 8 (36.36%) Electronics
9 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
9 8 (36.36%) SAP
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (36.36%) IPv6
9 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
9 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (36.36%) Marketing
9 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (31.82%) HP
10 7 (31.82%) VRRP
10 7 (31.82%) IPv4
10 7 (31.82%) HSRP
11 6 (27.27%) F5
11 6 (27.27%) High Availability
11 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) BGP
2 17 (77.27%) VPN
3 15 (68.18%) MPLS
4 12 (54.55%) WAN
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (36.36%) IPv6
8 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 7 (31.82%) HSRP
9 7 (31.82%) IPv4
9 7 (31.82%) VRRP
10 5 (22.73%) FWSM
10 5 (22.73%) Internet
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (18.18%) WLAN
12 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 3 (13.64%) SAN
12 3 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Informix
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) IP Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (9.09%) PKI
5 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.55%) DataPower
5 1 (4.55%) e-Health
5 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCIE
4 4 (18.18%) CCDP
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) CCDE
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (9.09%) Graphite
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Opsview
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 3 (13.64%) Veritas
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) IBM
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) Meraki
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
9 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.55%) NetQoS
9 1 (4.55%) Splunk