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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 59 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 18 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.02% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 1.45% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.71%
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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
135 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.13% 9.52% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 16
Average daily rate £423 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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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

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MPLS
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 18 December 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 15 (75.00%) LAN
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) VoIP
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) ADSL
5 10 (50.00%) WLAN
5 10 (50.00%) CCNA
6 9 (45.00%) F5
7 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) DMZ
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) e-Health
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
10 5 (25.00%) Avaya
10 5 (25.00%) CA
10 5 (25.00%) Remedy
10 5 (25.00%) BGP
10 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (25.00%) Workflow
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) IVR

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 15 (75.00%) LAN
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) ADSL
5 10 (50.00%) WLAN
6 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (30.00%) DMZ
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) BGP
8 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) OSPF
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (15.00%) HSRP
10 3 (15.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (15.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) e-Health
2 5 (25.00%) IVR
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCIP
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Avaya
4 5 (25.00%) CA
4 5 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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