The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 67 36
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.15% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.08% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +93.54%
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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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 93 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.64% 14.11% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 29
Average daily rate £303 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Intune
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint