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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 92 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 3.11% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£245 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.66%
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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
230 193 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.25% 12.15% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £245 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Leicestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £240 to £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago