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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 126 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 2.68% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Median daily rate £395 £293 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.04% -26.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -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
418 411 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.92% 14.05% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 250 150
Median daily rate £420 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 16
Median hourly rate £15.41 £35.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.97% +162.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £165.00 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +5 14 £395 +5.33% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) VPN
4 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) MPLS
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (37.93%) Juniper
6 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
6 11 (37.93%) CCNP
6 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
7 10 (34.48%) WAN
7 10 (34.48%) FTP
7 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
7 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) LAN
8 9 (31.03%) JNCIS
8 9 (31.03%) Sourcefire
9 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
9 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (27.59%) Marketing
9 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (27.59%) SAP
9 8 (27.59%) IPv6
9 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (27.59%) Electronics
9 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (75.86%) VPN
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
3 16 (55.17%) MPLS
4 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
4 10 (34.48%) FTP
4 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) IPv6
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) IPv4
9 4 (13.79%) FWSM
9 4 (13.79%) HSRP
9 4 (13.79%) VRRP
10 2 (6.90%) DMZ
10 2 (6.90%) SAN
10 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Informix
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (27.59%) Electronics
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Support
4 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) e-Health
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) JNCIS
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) CCDE
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Cacti
2 1 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) OPNET
2 1 (3.45%) Opsview
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
2 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
2 11 (37.93%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
4 9 (31.03%) Sourcefire
5 8 (27.59%) SAP
6 5 (17.24%) F5
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) NetQoS
8 2 (6.90%) Veritas
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) Motorola
9 1 (3.45%) Splunk
9 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint