The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +53.84%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.55% 8.89% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 24
Average daily rate £350 £388 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £469 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCIP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft