The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Derbyshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.94% 0.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.26% 12.61% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -71.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £15.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
MPLS
East Midlands

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
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 30 July 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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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 - - - -
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware