The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 119 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing OSPF 18 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 2.59% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 17
Median daily rate £363 £293 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -26.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -
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
402 424 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.98% 14.79% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 266 162
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +40.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £117.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +13 17 £363 -3.33% 4
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) BGP
3 24 (68.57%) VPN
4 21 (60.00%) MPLS
5 17 (48.57%) Firewall
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 15 (42.86%) CCNP
8 13 (37.14%) LAN
8 13 (37.14%) Juniper
9 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
9 12 (34.29%) F5
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (34.29%) Palo Alto
10 11 (31.43%) WAN
10 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
11 10 (28.57%) FTP
11 10 (28.57%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) Sourcefire
12 9 (25.71%) JNCIS
13 8 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (22.86%) Marketing
13 8 (22.86%) Electronics
13 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
13 8 (22.86%) Finance
13 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
13 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
13 8 (22.86%) SAP
13 8 (22.86%) IPv6
13 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) BGP
2 24 (68.57%) VPN
3 21 (60.00%) MPLS
4 17 (48.57%) Firewall
5 15 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 13 (37.14%) LAN
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (31.43%) WAN
9 10 (28.57%) FTP
10 8 (22.86%) IPv6
10 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 7 (20.00%) IPv4
11 7 (20.00%) RIP
11 7 (20.00%) Wireless
12 6 (17.14%) HSRP
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) VRRP
13 5 (14.29%) Internet
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (11.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Informix
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
1 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Support
4 6 (17.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) IP Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) e-Health
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.86%) DataPower
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
2 5 (14.29%) High Availability
2 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) JNCIS
4 7 (20.00%) CCNA
5 6 (17.14%) CCIE
6 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) CCDP
8 2 (5.71%) Degree
8 2 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) CCDE
9 1 (2.86%) CCSP
9 1 (2.86%) CISSP
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (14.29%) OpenView
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
3 1 (2.86%) Graphite
3 1 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) OPNET
3 1 (2.86%) Opsview
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (34.29%) F5
3 12 (34.29%) Palo Alto
4 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
5 10 (28.57%) HP
6 9 (25.71%) Sourcefire
7 8 (22.86%) SAP
8 5 (14.29%) NetQoS
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
11 2 (5.71%) Citrix
11 2 (5.71%) IBM
11 2 (5.71%) Meraki
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.71%) Veritas
12 1 (2.86%) BMC
12 1 (2.86%) EMC
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