The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 25 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing MPLS 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.33% 0.99% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 4.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£225 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-24.57% -10.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.37% 24.83% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 12
Average daily rate £338 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.45 £16.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.55 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £60.00 £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 15 (88.24%) Ethernet
2 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (64.71%) Migration
4 10 (58.82%) SDH
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 9 (52.94%) BGP
6 8 (47.06%) DSL
6 8 (47.06%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (41.18%) OSPF
7 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) ADSL
8 6 (35.29%) RIP
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 6 (35.29%) CCNP
8 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
8 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 6 (35.29%) Internet
8 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) xDSL
9 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Frame Relay
9 5 (29.41%) MetaSolv
9 5 (29.41%) Cramer
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Ethernet
2 10 (58.82%) SDH
3 9 (52.94%) BGP
4 8 (47.06%) DSL
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) ADSL
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) xDSL
6 6 (35.29%) RIP
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) Frame Relay
7 5 (29.41%) ATM
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (5.88%) GGSN
9 1 (5.88%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Toad
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IP Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) SOAP
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
1 5 (29.41%) XML
1 5 (29.41%) JMS
1 5 (29.41%) WSDL
1 5 (29.41%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) BEA
2 5 (29.41%) MetaSolv
2 5 (29.41%) Cramer
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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