The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 174 161 137
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing MPLS 79 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.93% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.54% 5.14% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 39
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£398 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £421 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +93.54%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1742 1596 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 18.07% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 671 605
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 45 £398 +41.96% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £335 +16.52% 2
Hampshire -1 9 £500 +102.02% 4
Surrey -2 7 £394 -1.56% 5
Kent +4 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -19 2 £375 +62.16% 4
West Sussex -22 1 £438 +27.73% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 143 (71.14%) Cisco
2 98 (48.76%) WAN
3 91 (45.27%) Firewall
4 87 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (42.29%) LAN
6 84 (41.79%) VPN
7 81 (40.30%) Telecoms
8 74 (36.82%) BGP
9 71 (35.32%) OSPF
10 56 (27.86%) Wireless
11 55 (27.36%) CCNP
11 55 (27.36%) CheckPoint
12 45 (22.39%) Windows
13 43 (21.39%) Data Centre
14 41 (20.40%) F5
14 41 (20.40%) Ethernet
14 41 (20.40%) CCNA
15 35 (17.41%) Active Directory
16 34 (16.92%) Internet
16 34 (16.92%) Juniper
16 34 (16.92%) DNS
16 34 (16.92%) ITIL
17 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (14.93%) Security Cleared
18 30 (14.93%) ADSL
19 27 (13.43%) CCIE
19 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
19 27 (13.43%) SC Cleared
20 26 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
20 26 (12.94%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.99%) Lync
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) IaaS
2 4 (1.99%) PaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) Office 365
4 2 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 98 (48.76%) WAN
2 91 (45.27%) Firewall
3 85 (42.29%) LAN
4 84 (41.79%) VPN
5 74 (36.82%) BGP
6 71 (35.32%) OSPF
7 56 (27.86%) Wireless
8 41 (20.40%) Ethernet
9 34 (16.92%) Internet
9 34 (16.92%) DNS
10 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (14.93%) ADSL
12 26 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (11.94%) EIGRP
14 23 (11.44%) SMTP
14 23 (11.44%) SDH
14 23 (11.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (10.95%) HSRP
15 22 (10.95%) HTTP
15 22 (10.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Valgrind
1 1 (0.50%) GCC
1 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (40.30%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.96%) Finance
3 14 (6.97%) Back Office
4 5 (2.49%) Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Billing
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (24.38%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.41%) Architect
3 30 (14.93%) IP Engineer
4 21 (10.45%) Analyst
5 18 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (7.96%) Design Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Network Architect
7 15 (7.46%) IP Network Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.47%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Network Specialist
10 10 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.98%) Consultant
10 10 (4.98%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Network Support
11 9 (4.48%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Back Office Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Network Design Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Network Support Analyst
13 7 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) boto
1 2 (1.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) STL
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.48%) CMDB
4 7 (3.48%) PKI
5 6 (2.99%) Replication
6 5 (2.49%) e-Health
6 5 (2.49%) SecurID
7 4 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.49%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.00%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.00%) IPTV
9 2 (1.00%) STB
9 2 (1.00%) MPEG
9 2 (1.00%) DTV
9 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.39%) Windows
2 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.97%) Linux
4 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.98%) UNIX
6 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.00%) VMS
8 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.00%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
9 1 (0.50%) HPUX
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.92%) ITIL
2 25 (12.44%) Project Management
3 23 (11.44%) Network Design
3 23 (11.44%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.45%) Migration
5 18 (8.96%) Network Planning
6 17 (8.46%) Validation
6 17 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (5.47%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.98%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.98%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.48%) Network Management
9 9 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.98%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.48%) Test Strategy
11 7 (3.48%) Change Management
12 6 (2.99%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.99%) Project Planning
12 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.46%) C
2 3 (1.49%) SQL
2 3 (1.49%) Python
2 3 (1.49%) Ruby
3 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.50%) C#
3 1 (0.50%) C++
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 87 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (27.36%) CCNP
3 41 (20.40%) CCNA
4 30 (14.93%) Security Cleared
5 27 (13.43%) CCIE
5 27 (13.43%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.96%) Degree
7 9 (4.48%) CCIP
8 8 (3.98%) CCDP
9 7 (3.48%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.48%) MCITP
9 7 (3.48%) CISSP
9 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.49%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.99%) HNC
12 4 (1.99%) HND
13 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.49%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.00%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (17.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.48%) vSphere
4 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.49%) XenApp
6 2 (1.00%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.49%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (2.49%) TrustSec
4 3 (1.49%) Puppet
4 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (0.50%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (71.14%) Cisco
2 55 (27.36%) CheckPoint
3 41 (20.40%) F5
4 34 (16.92%) Juniper
5 26 (12.94%) VMware
6 22 (10.95%) Microsoft
7 18 (8.96%) Ericsson
8 15 (7.46%) Huawei
9 11 (5.47%) CA
10 9 (4.48%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.48%) Citrix
11 7 (3.48%) HP
12 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.49%) Tufin
13 5 (2.49%) AlgoSec
13 5 (2.49%) Avaya
13 5 (2.49%) BT
14 4 (1.99%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.49%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.49%) Actix
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