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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 80 87 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -40
Contract jobs citing MPLS 47 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 1.43% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.20% 6.34% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
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£348 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.71%
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +5 10 £250 +4.16% 1
Reading +16 7 £363 -7.05% 2
Slough +1 7 £300 - 1
Newbury - 4 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 62 (66.67%) Cisco
2 52 (55.91%) Telecoms
3 50 (53.76%) BGP
4 44 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (38.71%) OSPF
5 36 (38.71%) Firewall
6 29 (31.18%) Ethernet
7 27 (29.03%) CheckPoint
8 26 (27.96%) Migration
8 26 (27.96%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (26.88%) CCNP
9 25 (26.88%) VPN
10 24 (25.81%) CCIE
11 21 (22.58%) Project Management
11 21 (22.58%) F5
12 20 (21.51%) Internet
12 20 (21.51%) IPsec
12 20 (21.51%) Juniper
13 17 (18.28%) WAN
13 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (17.20%) Network Design
15 15 (16.13%) CCNA
16 14 (15.05%) FortiGate
17 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
17 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
17 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
17 13 (13.98%) LAN
17 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
18 12 (12.90%) Linux
18 12 (12.90%) Red Hat

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
1 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (53.76%) BGP
2 36 (38.71%) OSPF
2 36 (38.71%) Firewall
3 29 (31.18%) Ethernet
4 26 (27.96%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (26.88%) VPN
6 20 (21.51%) Internet
6 20 (21.51%) IPsec
7 17 (18.28%) WAN
7 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (13.98%) LAN
9 12 (12.90%) Network Security
10 10 (10.75%) SDH
10 10 (10.75%) VoIP
11 9 (9.68%) DSL
11 9 (9.68%) EIGRP
11 9 (9.68%) SNMP
11 9 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (9.68%) Wireless
12 8 (8.60%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Toad
2 3 (3.23%) GDB
General
1 52 (55.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Billing
3 1 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Network Engineer
1 17 (18.28%) IP Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Design Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Test Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Environment Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.38%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Provisioning Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Test Environment Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Transmission Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) SOAP
1 7 (7.53%) Web Services
1 7 (7.53%) XML
1 7 (7.53%) JMS
1 7 (7.53%) WSDL
1 7 (7.53%) JAXB
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.30%) SecurID
3 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
1 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) VMS
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Migration
2 21 (22.58%) Project Management
3 16 (17.20%) Network Design
4 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.75%) Validation
6 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
6 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.68%) Network Management
7 9 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 8 (8.60%) Change Management
8 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
9 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Java
2 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) C
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.88%) CCNP
3 24 (25.81%) CCIE
4 15 (16.13%) CCNA
5 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
5 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
6 11 (11.83%) CISSP
7 10 (10.75%) Degree
7 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (9.68%) CCDP
9 8 (8.60%) CCIP
10 6 (6.45%) CCSP
10 6 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.30%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.08%) HP APS
12 1 (1.08%) PMP
12 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.08%) CISM
12 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.08%) Netcool
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) Cisco
2 27 (29.03%) CheckPoint
3 21 (22.58%) F5
4 20 (21.51%) Juniper
5 12 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.75%) Cramer
7 7 (7.53%) MetaSolv
7 7 (7.53%) BEA
7 7 (7.53%) Oracle
8 6 (6.45%) Nokia
8 6 (6.45%) Redback
8 6 (6.45%) Radware
9 5 (5.38%) Huawei
10 4 (4.30%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.30%) AlgoSec
10 4 (4.30%) Tufin
10 4 (4.30%) VMware
10 4 (4.30%) CA
10 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.23%) Ericsson
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