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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.96% 0.51% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 4.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +93.54%
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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
16 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.46% 12.12% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
Average daily rate £250 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

MPLS
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

MPLS
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 2 June 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 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) IGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) IGRP
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper