The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.95% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -76.38%
MPLS
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.70% 13.49% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £400 - 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
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