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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.09% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
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 £40.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -83.33%
MPLS
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
37 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.41% 8.59% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 9
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £12.49 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.86%
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 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
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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) CTI
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) PBX
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Polycom
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) VSAT

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) CTI
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) MRTG
2 3 (50.00%) PBX
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VSAT
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Polycom
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
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