The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 7 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.33% - 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£400 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+78.80% +2.88%
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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 Hounslow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 20.00% 14.00% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Frame Relay
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) Intranet
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Extranet
2 4 (80.00%) ATM
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) HNC

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (80.00%) ATM
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Extranet
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Frame Relay
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) FCAPS
2 1 (20.00%) DPNSS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson