The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 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 East Sussex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 34 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.75% 0.67% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 7.14% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.66% 9.33% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
Average daily rate £250 £251 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £210 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +25.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Brighton +6 2 £250 +11.00%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
3 1 (14.29%) HSRP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault