The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 26 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing MPLS 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.39% 0.77% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% 3.57% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.94% 21.54% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 28
Average daily rate £250 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £44.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.68% -72.61%
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 Slough

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Broadband
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) PPP
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) OpenView
5 4 (36.36%) 3G
5 4 (36.36%) L2TP
5 4 (36.36%) 2G
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (36.36%) Cacti
5 4 (36.36%) 4G
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
2 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) PPP
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Broadband
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) L2TP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) 2G
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) OpenView
1 4 (36.36%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (18.18%) CODA
3 2 (18.18%) Sage
3 2 (18.18%) ProCurve
3 2 (18.18%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
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