The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 56 49
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.37% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.38% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +449.61%
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East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 84 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.19% 15.41% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 29
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Cambridge - - - -
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East of England

MPLS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNA
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
1 1 (33.33%) Imperva
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR