The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 115 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate £401 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
272 295 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.59% 14.37% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.11 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
OSPF
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 14 £401 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 19 (95.00%) CCNP
3 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (85.00%) Firewall
4 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 16 (80.00%) Citrix
4 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (75.00%) Thin Client
5 15 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (75.00%) Fat Client
5 15 (75.00%) Network Security
6 14 (70.00%) DNS
7 13 (65.00%) DHCP
7 13 (65.00%) Linux
7 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
7 13 (65.00%) NetScreen
7 13 (65.00%) BIG-IP
7 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
7 13 (65.00%) CCSE
7 13 (65.00%) Infoblox
7 13 (65.00%) Imperva
7 13 (65.00%) F5
7 13 (65.00%) DMVPN
7 13 (65.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (65.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (40.00%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (75.00%) Network Security
5 14 (70.00%) DNS
6 13 (65.00%) DHCP
6 13 (65.00%) NetScreen
6 13 (65.00%) BIG-IP
6 13 (65.00%) DMVPN
6 13 (65.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (65.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.00%) HSRP
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Specialist
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 13 (65.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 15 (75.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) CCNP
3 13 (65.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCVP
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Citrix
4 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
4 13 (65.00%) Infoblox
4 13 (65.00%) Imperva
4 13 (65.00%) F5
5 8 (40.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Aruba
7 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
East Riding of Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + £400
Posted: 17 days ago