The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.47% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 2.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£444 £463 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 117 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.27% 11.10% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 21
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Milton Keynes +2 18 £444 +7.57% 3
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) VoIP
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) CCNA
5 11 (50.00%) ADSL
6 10 (45.45%) WLAN
7 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
7 9 (40.91%) F5
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) DMZ
9 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
9 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) e-Health
10 5 (22.73%) IVR
10 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (22.73%) Workflow
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) CCNP
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
10 5 (22.73%) Remedy
10 5 (22.73%) BGP
10 5 (22.73%) Avaya

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) VoIP
4 11 (50.00%) ADSL
5 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
7 6 (27.27%) DMZ
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) BGP
8 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (13.64%) HSRP
10 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) e-Health
2 5 (22.73%) IVR
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Tandem
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 5 (22.73%) Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCIP
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Remedy
4 5 (22.73%) Avaya
4 5 (22.73%) CA
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Altiris
7 1 (4.55%) Huawei
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) BT
7 1 (4.55%) HP
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