Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.21% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.79% -
10th Percentile £406 £406 £356
90th Percentile £419 £419 £369
Yorkshire median daily rate £381 £415 £363
% change year-on-year -8.08% +14.41% +3.57%
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 103 139 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.72% 16.37% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 95
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £223
90th Percentile £538 £534 £633
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £416 £413
% change year-on-year -12.86% +0.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.78% -21.24%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £81.45 £43.37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £14.20
% change year-on-year -3.93% +17.29% +1.74%

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

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 £413 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Sun