The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £364 £335
% change year-on-year +7.56% +8.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +59.43%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 77 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.41% 13.07% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 55
Median daily rate £290 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £333 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 27
Median hourly rate £21.44 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.35% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £37.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OSPF in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Cambridgeshire