The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brighton region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 25 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.52% 0.56% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 8.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +8.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.29% 6.78% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate £275 £225 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.11% -40.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
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Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault