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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 41 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing MPLS 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.70% 1.43% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 9.80% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £150.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+73.92% -3.50%
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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
115 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.20% 14.61% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 24
Average daily rate £275 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -70.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

MPLS
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

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
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 28 August 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
Sheffield - 11 £275 - 3
Rotherham - 1 £170 -
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Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) LAN
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) VPN
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) VoIP
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (44.44%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
10 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
10 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (22.22%) Network Security
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (22.22%) MCSE
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) SSL
11 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
12 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
12 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) VoIP
5 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) DSL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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