The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.77% 2.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.71% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £430 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -39.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 22.44% 39.73% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 18
Average daily rate £175 £320 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +34.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
MPLS
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram 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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 5 (55.56%) NGN
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) ADSL
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
3 4 (44.44%) SDH
3 4 (44.44%) UMTS
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) HSPA
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) NGN
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) ADSL
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
3 4 (44.44%) SDH
3 4 (44.44%) UMTS
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) HSPA
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
1 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (44.44%) Huawei