The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +53.84%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 112 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.22% 13.69% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 18
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DSLAM
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) DSLAM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago