The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 35 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.38% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£303 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -3.63%
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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.33% 11.14% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 15
Average daily rate £275 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.75 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Sheffield - - - -
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Yorkshire

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) Cramer
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cramer
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper