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 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.71% - 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +7.19% +12.30%  
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 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 24 43 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 17.02% 22.75% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 39
Median daily rate £425 £338 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £41.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.98% +64.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 1 £425 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Red Box
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP Voice

OSPF
Co-occurring 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 IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Box