The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank - 33 20
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - 0.94% 7.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 19
Median daily rate - £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 34 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 13.74% 16.04% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 38
Median daily rate £375 £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +63.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £42.00 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in North 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco