The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 32 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.29% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 6.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£418 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £346 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +53.84%
MPLS
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.31% 15.14% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 19
Average daily rate £313 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £503 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Derby - 2 £418 -
Chesterfield -1 1 - -
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISDN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) ISDN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint