The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.85% 16.72% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 44
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware