The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +3.63%
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Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.38% 9.22% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £18.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
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