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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 16 31
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 5.06% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £410 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
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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
22 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.05% 10.13% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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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

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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 13 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Megaco
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Megaco
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) BT