The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £355 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +453.84%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.06% 9.20% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) LAN
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco
4 15 (68.18%) Firewall
5 14 (63.64%) VoIP
6 13 (59.09%) ADSL
6 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (54.55%) CCNA
8 10 (45.45%) WLAN
8 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 9 (40.91%) F5
10 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (31.82%) CA Spectrum
11 7 (31.82%) e-Health
11 7 (31.82%) Finance
11 7 (31.82%) CA
11 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
11 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
12 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 6 (27.27%) VPN
12 6 (27.27%) Remedy
12 6 (27.27%) DMZ
12 6 (27.27%) Internet
12 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
12 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (22.73%) BGP
13 5 (22.73%) IVR
13 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (22.73%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
1 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) LAN
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) VoIP
5 13 (59.09%) ADSL
6 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) DMZ
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) BGP
8 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (13.64%) Multicast
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Network Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Vendor Manager
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) e-Health
3 5 (22.73%) IVR
4 3 (13.64%) PKI
5 2 (9.09%) CMDB
6 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCIP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) CA
4 6 (27.27%) Remedy
5 5 (22.73%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle