The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 24 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% 0.70% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.69% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-77.08% +453.84%
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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 Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.44% 9.15% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate £250 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.81 - £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 - £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Tandberg