The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 21 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.59% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 4.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £180.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.38% +718.18%
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West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.39% 12.03% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 33
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £183 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (75.86%) CCNP
3 22 (75.86%) BGP
4 19 (65.52%) OSPF
5 18 (62.07%) Juniper
6 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
7 13 (44.83%) F5
8 11 (37.93%) Riverbed
9 10 (34.48%) VPN
10 8 (27.59%) WAN
10 8 (27.59%) Firewall
11 6 (20.69%) LAN
11 6 (20.69%) CCIE
11 6 (20.69%) Network Security
12 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) CCIP
12 5 (17.24%) CCNA
12 5 (17.24%) DSL
12 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
13 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
13 4 (13.79%) Migration
13 4 (13.79%) ATM
14 3 (10.34%) ADSL
14 3 (10.34%) ISDN
14 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
14 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
14 3 (10.34%) xDSL
14 3 (10.34%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) BGP
2 19 (65.52%) OSPF
3 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 5 (17.24%) DSL
7 4 (13.79%) ATM
8 3 (10.34%) ADSL
8 3 (10.34%) ISDN
8 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
8 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.34%) xDSL
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (6.90%) X.21
9 2 (6.90%) H.323
9 2 (6.90%) IPsec
9 2 (6.90%) PPP
9 2 (6.90%) RIP
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) People Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (75.86%) CCNP
3 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CCIP
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PMP
5 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Juniper
3 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
4 13 (44.83%) F5
5 11 (37.93%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) Verint
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Cramer
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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