The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 57 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% 2.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
MPLS
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 91 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.86% 17.70% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 44
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £180 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Average hourly rate £24.12 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.61% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.60 £27.50 £36.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Essex 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
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Basildon - - - -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) RTP
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Summit
4 1 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Spiceworks
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