The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 24 30
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.50% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.92% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -32.30%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.11% 26.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 26
Average daily rate £420 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) UAG

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) UAG