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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 101 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.72% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+73.92% -3.50%
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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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 184 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) JNCIP
4 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 7 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 6 (28.57%) JNCIE
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 4 (19.05%) MS Project
7 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Network Design
7 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
8 3 (14.29%) HSRP
8 3 (14.29%) BT
8 3 (14.29%) ITSM
8 3 (14.29%) CCIE
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) Remedy
9 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Broadband
9 2 (9.52%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Project
1 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) HSRP
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) IPv6
5 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
5 2 (9.52%) L2TP
5 2 (9.52%) RSVP
5 2 (9.52%) VRRP
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) RIP
5 2 (9.52%) SNMP
5 2 (9.52%) IOS XR
5 2 (9.52%) BT 21CN
5 2 (9.52%) Junos
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Coordinator
3 4 (19.05%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Change Management
1 4 (19.05%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) JNCIP
2 7 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 6 (28.57%) JNCIE
4 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
3 3 (14.29%) BT
4 2 (9.52%) Huawei
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) F5
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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