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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 1.92% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-77.08% +453.84%
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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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 156 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.08% 10.22% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 90
Average daily rate £400 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 April 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £425 - 4
Derbyshire - 3 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - - 1
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (84.62%) WAN
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) HSRP
7 3 (23.08%) Multicast
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 3 (23.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) WAN
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) HSRP
5 3 (23.08%) Multicast
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
5 3 (23.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) TAPI
1 1 (7.69%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) PDM
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCIP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) PMP
6 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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