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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 118 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 20 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.56% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 5.09% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 3
Average daily rate
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£391 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.49% -14.23%
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
443 275 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.37% 10.98% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 153 176
Average daily rate £295 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 33
Average hourly rate £16.79 £13.71 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.48% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £25.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
North Yorkshire +2 16 £394 -1.62% 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £385 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 65 (97.01%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (94.03%) CCNP
4 53 (79.10%) BGP
5 41 (61.19%) VMware
5 41 (61.19%) Cisco IOS
6 39 (58.21%) Firewall
6 39 (58.21%) DNS
7 38 (56.72%) CheckPoint
7 38 (56.72%) CCSE
8 37 (55.22%) F5
9 36 (53.73%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (53.73%) Blue Coat
9 36 (53.73%) BIG-IP
9 36 (53.73%) DHCP
9 36 (53.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 36 (53.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (47.76%) Infoblox
12 29 (43.28%) MPLS
13 27 (40.30%) Linux
14 25 (37.31%) E-Commerce
15 24 (35.82%) VPN
15 24 (35.82%) DMVPN
16 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
16 23 (34.33%) LAN
16 23 (34.33%) WAN
17 22 (32.84%) Thin Client
17 22 (32.84%) Citrix
17 22 (32.84%) NetScreen

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Office
1 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (79.10%) BGP
2 41 (61.19%) Cisco IOS
3 39 (58.21%) Firewall
3 39 (58.21%) DNS
4 36 (53.73%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (53.73%) BIG-IP
4 36 (53.73%) DHCP
4 36 (53.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 36 (53.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 29 (43.28%) MPLS
6 24 (35.82%) VPN
6 24 (35.82%) DMVPN
7 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
7 23 (34.33%) LAN
7 23 (34.33%) WAN
8 22 (32.84%) NetScreen
8 22 (32.84%) Network Security
9 15 (22.39%) IPv4
9 15 (22.39%) IPv6
10 6 (8.96%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Network Security Specialist
2 22 (32.84%) Network Specialist
2 22 (32.84%) Security Specialist
3 5 (7.46%) Project Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.48%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Thin Client
1 22 (32.84%) Fat Client
2 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) E-Commerce
2 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.94%) Line Management
3 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
4 5 (7.46%) Change Management
4 5 (7.46%) Network Design
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) Change Control
6 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) BCP
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) C
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (97.01%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (94.03%) CCNP
3 38 (56.72%) CCSE
4 20 (29.85%) CCIP
5 9 (13.43%) CCIE
6 7 (10.45%) CCNA
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) BC Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIE
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.99%) CCSA
8 2 (2.99%) VCAP
8 2 (2.99%) VCP5
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.99%) CCDA
8 2 (2.99%) CCDP
8 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 2 (2.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.40%) vCloud
3 10 (14.93%) XenServer
4 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) NFS
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Opsview
1 1 (1.49%) Graphite
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
1 1 (1.49%) Cacti
1 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (61.19%) VMware
3 38 (56.72%) CheckPoint
4 37 (55.22%) F5
5 36 (53.73%) Blue Coat
6 32 (47.76%) Infoblox
7 22 (32.84%) Citrix
7 22 (32.84%) Imperva
8 18 (26.87%) HP
9 16 (23.88%) Juniper
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.48%) Remedy
12 2 (2.99%) Brocade
12 2 (2.99%) IBM
13 1 (1.49%) EMC
13 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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