Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.34% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 - £320
Yorkshire median daily rate £421 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.29% - -6.67%
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 151 162 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.36% 19.80% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 104 125
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.76% +29.77%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £272
90th Percentile £555 £634 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.91% +7.33% +74.09%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £73.43 £41.03 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +7.69%

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 18 November 2018. 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 - 1 £501 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto