Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 22 July 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 67
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.38% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -4.11%
South Wales median daily rate - £319 £300
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 96 84 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.44% 12.92% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 51
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £381 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.56% +52.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £163 £251 £185
90th Percentile £450 £496 £450
South Wales median daily rate £310 £389 £278
% change year-on-year -20.26% +40.09% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year +151.43% -9.79% +24.36%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Cardiff

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Cardiff