The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 127 97 120
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing MPLS 20 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 1.14% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 7.58% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
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£350 £276 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.69% -21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
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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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
523 356 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.26% 15.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 137 246
Average daily rate £345 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
Cambridgeshire - 16 £345 - 2
Essex -19 4 £350 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 6
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (64.52%) VPN
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 13 (41.94%) Juniper
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 10 (32.26%) DNA
7 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (29.03%) VLAN
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) HP
9 8 (25.81%) BGP
9 8 (25.81%) Junos
9 8 (25.81%) Multicast
10 7 (22.58%) IPv6
10 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 7 (22.58%) SSL
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) ISDN
11 6 (19.35%) Internet
11 6 (19.35%) Imperva
11 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 6 (19.35%) WatchGuard
12 5 (16.13%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) VPN
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
5 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 9 (29.03%) VLAN
7 8 (25.81%) BGP
7 8 (25.81%) Junos
7 8 (25.81%) Multicast
8 7 (22.58%) IPv6
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 6 (19.35%) ISDN
9 6 (19.35%) Internet
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) SAN
10 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
10 4 (12.90%) DWDM
10 4 (12.90%) OSPF
10 4 (12.90%) Wireless
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Economics
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) DNA
1 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Tcl
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) XenServer
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) OPNET
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Juniper
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) HP
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Imperva
6 6 (19.35%) WatchGuard
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.90%) Nortel
8 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
9 3 (9.68%) Brocade
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle
10 2 (6.45%) Mitel
11 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
11 1 (3.23%) 3Com
11 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
11 1 (3.23%) F5
11 1 (3.23%) Spiceworks
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