The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 3.88% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.00 £33.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+181.48% +27.35%
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North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.77% 10.45% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 57
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.27 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) BGP
3 19 (52.78%) Juniper
4 18 (50.00%) OSPF
4 18 (50.00%) JNCIP
5 17 (47.22%) UNIX
6 16 (44.44%) JNCIA
7 15 (41.67%) WAN
8 13 (36.11%) CCNA
8 13 (36.11%) CCNP
8 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 11 (30.56%) Firewall
10 11 (30.56%) BT
10 11 (30.56%) CCIE
10 11 (30.56%) HSRP
11 10 (27.78%) IOS XR
11 10 (27.78%) Junos
11 10 (27.78%) BT 21CN
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (27.78%) L2TP
11 10 (27.78%) RSVP
11 10 (27.78%) VRRP
11 10 (27.78%) CCIP
11 10 (27.78%) VPN
11 10 (27.78%) IPv4
11 10 (27.78%) IPv6
11 10 (27.78%) Broadband
11 10 (27.78%) Ethernet
11 10 (27.78%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Project
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) BGP
2 18 (50.00%) OSPF
3 15 (41.67%) WAN
4 11 (30.56%) Firewall
4 11 (30.56%) HSRP
5 10 (27.78%) IOS XR
5 10 (27.78%) L2TP
5 10 (27.78%) RSVP
5 10 (27.78%) VRRP
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (27.78%) BT 21CN
5 10 (27.78%) Junos
5 10 (27.78%) Broadband
5 10 (27.78%) Ethernet
5 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 10 (27.78%) IPv4
5 10 (27.78%) IPv6
6 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (25.00%) Wireless
7 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) IP Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
6 4 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Telephony Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) EMC VNX
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
2 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Celerra
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) UNIX
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
1 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
1 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (11.11%) Network Design
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 16 (44.44%) JNCIA
3 13 (36.11%) CCNA
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (36.11%) CCNP
4 11 (30.56%) CCIE
5 10 (27.78%) CCIP
6 7 (19.44%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 7 (19.44%) XenApp
2 7 (19.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (19.44%) Terminal Services
2 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Juniper
3 11 (30.56%) BT
4 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) EMC
5 7 (19.44%) Nortel
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (5.56%) Huawei
Manchester, Lancashire
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