Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 January 2018 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)
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 130 143
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -25
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.14% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 2.37% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Leeds median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +11.30%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 223 337 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.14% 14.07% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 200 273
Leeds median daily rate £425 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £275
90th Percentile £603 £563 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.52% -37.21% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £28.75 £60.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Leeds

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Leeds

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper