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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 21 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.68% 6.57% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 14.89% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Average daily rate £188 £283 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.62% -34.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £368
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% -85.27%
MPLS
Berkshire

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
37 94 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 25.34% 44.13% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 20
Average daily rate £313 £283 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -33.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (33.33%) Infovista
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) LLU

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) LLU
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Infovista