Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 January 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 138 165
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -20
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.096% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 3.85% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +11.30%
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.81 -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 340 441 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.93% 13.84% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 257 323
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £159 £214 £251
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%
10th Percentile £13.01 £10.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £32.88 £25.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.54% +26.42% -20.90%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in West Yorkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Leeds -1 3 £350 - 4
OSPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper