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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 134 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 3.19% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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
413 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 152 153
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.03% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.60 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -23 3 £375 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) CCNP
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (86.21%) BGP
4 17 (58.62%) MPLS
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) VPN
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (44.83%) F5
9 12 (41.38%) DNS
10 11 (37.93%) Linux
10 11 (37.93%) LAN
10 11 (37.93%) WAN
10 11 (37.93%) DHCP
10 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
10 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
10 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
10 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
10 11 (37.93%) CCSE
11 10 (34.48%) Infoblox
12 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
12 9 (31.03%) CCIP
12 9 (31.03%) CCIE
13 7 (24.14%) Citrix
13 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) BGP
2 17 (58.62%) MPLS
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) LAN
7 11 (37.93%) WAN
7 11 (37.93%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
7 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (24.14%) DMVPN
8 7 (24.14%) Network Security
8 7 (24.14%) NetScreen
9 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.24%) IPv4
10 5 (17.24%) IPv6
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Security Specialist
2 7 (24.14%) Network Specialist
2 7 (24.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Project Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Thin Client
1 7 (24.14%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) DTV
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
6 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) Network Design
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
1 27 (93.10%) CCNP
2 11 (37.93%) CCSE
3 9 (31.03%) CCIP
3 9 (31.03%) CCIE
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 3 (10.34%) CCSP
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Cacti
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) Opsview
1 1 (3.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
4 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 10 (34.48%) Infoblox
6 7 (24.14%) Imperva
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) Brocade
10 3 (10.34%) IBM
11 2 (6.90%) Remedy
11 2 (6.90%) SAP
12 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 1 (3.45%) EMC
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