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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 101 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing OSPF 35 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.25% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 4.76% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 3
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£401 £401 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £401 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £103.94 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.13% +219.80%
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
410 273 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.62% 10.64% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 164 119
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 35
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £26.60 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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
North Yorkshire +2 18 £401 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £325 - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (98.33%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (95.00%) CCNP
4 45 (75.00%) BGP
5 41 (68.33%) Cisco IOS
6 39 (65.00%) VMware
6 39 (65.00%) DNS
7 38 (63.33%) CheckPoint
7 38 (63.33%) CCSE
8 37 (61.67%) Firewall
9 36 (60.00%) DHCP
9 36 (60.00%) BIG-IP
9 36 (60.00%) Blue Coat
9 36 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (60.00%) F5
9 36 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 36 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 33 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (53.33%) Infoblox
12 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
12 25 (41.67%) Linux
13 24 (40.00%) DMVPN
14 22 (36.67%) Imperva
14 22 (36.67%) Fat Client
14 22 (36.67%) Network Security
14 22 (36.67%) Citrix
14 22 (36.67%) NetScreen
14 22 (36.67%) Thin Client
15 21 (35.00%) MPLS
16 19 (31.67%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 45 (75.00%) BGP
2 41 (68.33%) Cisco IOS
3 39 (65.00%) DNS
4 37 (61.67%) Firewall
5 36 (60.00%) DHCP
5 36 (60.00%) BIG-IP
5 36 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 36 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 24 (40.00%) DMVPN
7 22 (36.67%) Network Security
7 22 (36.67%) NetScreen
8 21 (35.00%) MPLS
9 18 (30.00%) LAN
10 17 (28.33%) WAN
10 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
11 16 (26.67%) VPN
12 14 (23.33%) IPv4
12 14 (23.33%) IPv6
13 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Security Specialist
2 22 (36.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 22 (36.67%) Network Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Architect
5 1 (1.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (1.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (1.67%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Fat Client
1 22 (36.67%) Thin Client
2 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 17 (28.33%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.33%) Line Management
3 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (3.33%) BCP
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.67%) Network Management
7 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) C
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (98.33%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (95.00%) CCNP
3 38 (63.33%) CCSE
4 14 (23.33%) CCIP
5 5 (8.33%) CCIE
6 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) CCNA
7 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) CCSA
8 2 (3.33%) VCP5
8 2 (3.33%) VCAP
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) MCSA
8 2 (3.33%) CCDA
8 2 (3.33%) CCDP
8 2 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.67%) vCloud
3 10 (16.67%) XenServer
4 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (65.00%) VMware
3 38 (63.33%) CheckPoint
4 36 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 36 (60.00%) F5
5 32 (53.33%) Infoblox
6 22 (36.67%) Imperva
6 22 (36.67%) Citrix
7 19 (31.67%) HP
8 16 (26.67%) Juniper
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.00%) Remedy
10 1 (1.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.67%) EMC
10 1 (1.67%) CA
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.67%) Brocade
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