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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 132 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.79% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 5.20% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 13
Average daily rate £350 £388 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £103.94
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -61.51%
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
391 442 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.35% 15.12% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 287 161
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.72 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £86.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +10 15 £350 -6.66% 4
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (93.55%) BGP
3 23 (74.19%) MPLS
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (58.06%) EIGRP
5 18 (58.06%) VPN
6 17 (54.84%) CCNP
7 16 (51.61%) LAN
8 14 (45.16%) WAN
8 14 (45.16%) F5
8 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (41.94%) Firewall
10 12 (38.71%) HP
11 9 (29.03%) CCNA
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
12 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
12 8 (25.81%) Wireless
12 8 (25.81%) Electronics
12 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
12 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (25.81%) Marketing
12 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
12 8 (25.81%) IPv6
12 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
12 8 (25.81%) SAP
12 8 (25.81%) HSRP
12 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (22.58%) RIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) BGP
2 23 (74.19%) MPLS
3 18 (58.06%) EIGRP
3 18 (58.06%) VPN
4 16 (51.61%) LAN
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 13 (41.94%) Firewall
7 8 (25.81%) HSRP
7 8 (25.81%) IPv6
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) Wireless
8 7 (22.58%) IPv4
8 7 (22.58%) RIP
8 7 (22.58%) VRRP
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (16.13%) FWSM
10 5 (16.13%) Internet
11 4 (12.90%) DNS
11 4 (12.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Informix
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Electronics
2 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Support
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IP Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Project Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) e-Health
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.23%) DataPower
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
1 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Process Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
1 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCIE
5 4 (12.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) CCDE
7 1 (3.23%) CCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (16.13%) OpenView
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) Graphite
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Opsview
3 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (3.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) F5
3 12 (38.71%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) SAP
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
6 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
7 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 5 (16.13%) NetQoS
7 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 3 (9.68%) Veritas
9 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 2 (6.45%) Meraki
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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