The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 16 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.07% 3.88% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 17.24% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +93.54%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 22.48% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
Average daily rate £290 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +573.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (52.00%) Wireless
2 13 (52.00%) Network Planning
3 12 (48.00%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (48.00%) WiMAX
3 12 (48.00%) DSL
3 12 (48.00%) GPRS
3 12 (48.00%) GSM
3 12 (48.00%) SDH
3 12 (48.00%) UMTS
3 12 (48.00%) CDMA2000
3 12 (48.00%) HSPA
3 12 (48.00%) GPON
4 11 (44.00%) Ericsson
5 10 (40.00%) LTE
5 10 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (36.00%) 4G
7 8 (32.00%) VoLTE
7 8 (32.00%) Internet
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (32.00%) C
7 8 (32.00%) Huawei
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
9 6 (24.00%) VPN
10 4 (16.00%) PSTN
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) LLU
10 4 (16.00%) SLA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Wireless
2 12 (48.00%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (48.00%) WiMAX
2 12 (48.00%) DSL
2 12 (48.00%) GPRS
2 12 (48.00%) GSM
2 12 (48.00%) SDH
2 12 (48.00%) UMTS
2 12 (48.00%) CDMA2000
2 12 (48.00%) HSPA
2 12 (48.00%) GPON
3 10 (40.00%) LTE
3 10 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (36.00%) 4G
5 8 (32.00%) VoLTE
5 8 (32.00%) Internet
5 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) PSTN
General
1 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCIE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCDP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Ericsson
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Huawei
3 3 (12.00%) Actix
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
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