The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 77 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing MPLS 35 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 1.93% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.79% 7.53% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £184 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.00 £33.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+181.48% +27.35%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
604 624 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 25.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 204 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 11 £398 -
Reading -13 4 - - 4
Slough +5 3 £208 +9.21%
Newbury -1 2 £275 +57.14% 2
Bracknell -4 1 - - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 75 (64.66%) Cisco
2 53 (45.69%) Telecoms
3 50 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (41.38%) VPN
5 46 (39.66%) BGP
6 42 (36.21%) Firewall
6 42 (36.21%) WAN
7 39 (33.62%) OSPF
8 35 (30.17%) CheckPoint
9 34 (29.31%) LAN
10 33 (28.45%) CCNP
11 32 (27.59%) Windows
12 29 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 25 (21.55%) DNS
14 24 (20.69%) CCNA
14 24 (20.69%) Windows 7
15 23 (19.83%) SDH
15 23 (19.83%) SMTP
15 23 (19.83%) Wireless
15 23 (19.83%) DSL
16 22 (18.97%) Network Design
17 21 (18.10%) HTTP
18 19 (16.38%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (15.52%) CCIE
19 18 (15.52%) Juniper
19 18 (15.52%) 4G
19 18 (15.52%) Network Planning
20 17 (14.66%) WiMAX
20 17 (14.66%) GPON
20 17 (14.66%) HSPA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.45%) Lync
2 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (41.38%) VPN
2 46 (39.66%) BGP
3 42 (36.21%) Firewall
3 42 (36.21%) WAN
4 39 (33.62%) OSPF
5 34 (29.31%) LAN
6 25 (21.55%) DNS
7 23 (19.83%) DSL
7 23 (19.83%) SMTP
7 23 (19.83%) SDH
7 23 (19.83%) Wireless
8 21 (18.10%) HTTP
9 19 (16.38%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (15.52%) 4G
11 17 (14.66%) GPON
11 17 (14.66%) HSPA
11 17 (14.66%) LTE
11 17 (14.66%) WiMAX
11 17 (14.66%) UMTS
11 17 (14.66%) GPRS
General
1 53 (45.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Back Office
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) Architect
2 21 (18.10%) IP Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) IP Network Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.62%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
2 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.72%) Video on Demand
3 2 (1.72%) MPEG
3 2 (1.72%) DTV
3 2 (1.72%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.72%) STB
3 2 (1.72%) IPTV
3 2 (1.72%) Statistics
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) UNIX
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.72%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Network Design
2 18 (15.52%) Network Planning
3 16 (13.79%) Project Management
4 12 (10.34%) Migration
5 11 (9.48%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.31%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) Validation
7 5 (4.31%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.45%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.59%) ITIL
9 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.59%) Product Marketing
9 3 (2.59%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.59%) Product Management
9 3 (2.59%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.72%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (1.72%) Network Management
10 2 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (28.45%) CCNP
3 24 (20.69%) CCNA
4 18 (15.52%) CCIE
5 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.03%) Degree
8 6 (5.17%) MCITP
8 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.17%) BC Cleared
9 4 (3.45%) CCDP
10 2 (1.72%) CISSP
10 2 (1.72%) CCIP
10 2 (1.72%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.86%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.86%) CCSP
11 1 (0.86%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.86%) OpenView
3 1 (0.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 75 (64.66%) Cisco
2 35 (30.17%) CheckPoint
3 18 (15.52%) Juniper
4 16 (13.79%) Ericsson
4 16 (13.79%) Huawei
5 11 (9.48%) VMware
6 9 (7.76%) F5
6 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.59%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) Actix
7 3 (2.59%) BT
7 3 (2.59%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.72%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.72%) Tektronix
8 2 (1.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.72%) Meru Networks
8 2 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe
8 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
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