The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -83.33%
MPLS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.70% 22.73% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Average daily rate - £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MPLS across the Aberdeen region.

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Aberdeen region.

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MPLS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) HP