The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 89 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 1.15% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£403 £348 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% +26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £346 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £350 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +1.89%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 174 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.54% 12.01% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 118
Average daily rate £325 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £24.00 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Derbyshire -5 3 £418 +20.14%
Lincolnshire - 1 £403 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) HSRP
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Multicast
7 3 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Network Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) HSRP
6 3 (16.67%) Multicast
6 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (16.67%) VRRP
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) WLAN
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Technology
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ISPF
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCIP
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) BS25999
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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