Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 24 November 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 75
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £320 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.94% -26.33%
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 233 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.81% 19.27% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 136 126
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.82% +1.54%
10th Percentile £230 £278 £176
90th Percentile £629 £575 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.90 £7.37
90th Percentile £41.03 £47.50 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -15.76%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in South Yorkshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in South Yorkshire