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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 24 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.21% 2.70% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+73.92% -3.50%
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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
49 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 29.70% 27.03% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 21
Average daily rate £345 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

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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

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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 1 September 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 4 (57.14%) GPRS
1 4 (57.14%) GSM
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 3 (42.86%) HSPA
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) GPON
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) WiMAX
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) CDMA2000
2 3 (42.86%) DSL
2 3 (42.86%) SDH
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) GPRS
1 4 (57.14%) GSM
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) HSPA
2 3 (42.86%) WiMAX
2 3 (42.86%) GPON
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) CDMA2000
2 3 (42.86%) DSL
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) SDH
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed