The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing MPLS 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.16% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 1.05% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +160.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £488 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +0.95%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 191 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.08% 15.57% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 90
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Guildford - 5 £383 - 1
Woking - 2 - -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (50.00%) OSPF
4 13 (50.00%) BGP
5 12 (46.15%) Network Architecture
6 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
8 9 (34.62%) CCIE
8 9 (34.62%) Juniper
8 9 (34.62%) Nokia
8 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (34.62%) LTE
9 8 (30.77%) Huawei
9 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
9 8 (30.77%) Ericsson
9 8 (30.77%) Project Management
10 7 (26.92%) SNMP
10 7 (26.92%) VoIP
10 7 (26.92%) IPsec
10 7 (26.92%) F5
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (23.08%) HSRP
11 6 (23.08%) Network Management
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless
11 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) Validation
11 6 (23.08%) Redback

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (50.00%) OSPF
3 13 (50.00%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 9 (34.62%) LTE
7 7 (26.92%) SNMP
7 7 (26.92%) VoIP
7 7 (26.92%) IPsec
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (23.08%) HSRP
8 6 (23.08%) Wireless
8 6 (23.08%) UMTS
8 6 (23.08%) NetScreen
9 5 (19.23%) RSVP
9 5 (19.23%) VRRP
9 5 (19.23%) ATM
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (19.23%) FWSM
General
1 14 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Network Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Transmission Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Wiki
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Network Architecture
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 6 (23.08%) Validation
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V2
7 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCIE
3 6 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCA
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.85%) HNC
5 1 (3.85%) HND
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
2 9 (34.62%) Nokia
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) Huawei
3 8 (30.77%) Ericsson
4 7 (26.92%) F5
5 6 (23.08%) Redback
5 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 6 (23.08%) Radware
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) Aruba
8 2 (7.69%) BT
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Dell
9 1 (3.85%) Avaya