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 18 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 13 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.13% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 3.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
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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
27 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.08% 28.43% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £325 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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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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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 18 September 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) Huawei
4 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) LTE
4 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) GPRS
4 4 (40.00%) GSM
4 4 (40.00%) UMTS
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) ATM
5 3 (30.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
5 3 (30.00%) HSPA

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) LTE
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) GPRS
4 4 (40.00%) GSM
4 4 (40.00%) UMTS
4 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (30.00%) VRRP
5 3 (30.00%) HSPA
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) ATM
5 3 (30.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Cramer
4 1 (10.00%) F5