The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 115 77 112
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Contract jobs citing OSPF 19 48 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.92% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 13.56% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 2
Average daily rate £310 £388 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
OSPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Yorkshire region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire 0 11 £313 +4.16% 6
North Yorkshire -19 4 £275 -31.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £368 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
3 20 (80.00%) MPLS
4 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (72.00%) LAN
6 17 (68.00%) CCNP
6 17 (68.00%) F5
7 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
8 13 (52.00%) WAN
9 12 (48.00%) VPN
9 12 (48.00%) Firewall
9 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (44.00%) HP
11 10 (40.00%) Wireless
12 9 (36.00%) CCNA
13 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
13 8 (32.00%) HSRP
14 7 (28.00%) VRRP
14 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
14 7 (28.00%) RIP
14 7 (28.00%) IPv4
15 6 (24.00%) CCIE
15 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
15 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (24.00%) VMware
16 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
16 5 (20.00%) e-Health
16 5 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
16 5 (20.00%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) BGP
2 20 (80.00%) MPLS
3 18 (72.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) Wireless
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (32.00%) HSRP
8 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (28.00%) IPv4
9 7 (28.00%) RIP
9 7 (28.00%) VRRP
10 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 4 (16.00%) FWSM
11 4 (16.00%) IPv6
11 4 (16.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Informix
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Hudson
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Support
3 5 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IP Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) e-Health
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (68.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) CCIE
5 3 (12.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) CCSP
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView
2 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (12.00%) Cacti
3 3 (12.00%) Graphite
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
3 3 (12.00%) Opsview
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) F5
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) NetQoS
6 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
8 3 (12.00%) Meraki
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (8.00%) Imperva
9 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
9 2 (8.00%) Veritas
Kingston Upon Hull
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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