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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.70% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
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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 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.67% 22.80% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 20
Average daily rate £285 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £15.30 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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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

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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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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 18 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) DAB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TACACS
1 2 (50.00%) DAB
1 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (25.00%) GGSN
2 1 (25.00%) SGSN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCIP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) SAP