The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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
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Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+73.92% -3.50%
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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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.04% 11.02% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 13
Average daily rate £300 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
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 Suffolk

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) IGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) IGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) BT