The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 25 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.69% 1.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.71%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 18.62% 21.01% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper