The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 85 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.45% 0.96% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 5.88% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £514 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £289
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +98.54%
MPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
276 238 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.49% 16.40% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 103 102
Average daily rate £375 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £513 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £40.08 £18.38 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.09% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Staines - 3 - -
Guildford +2 1 £388 - 2
Cobham - 1 £400 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) Cisco
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) BGP
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) OSPF
4 11 (45.83%) HSRP
5 10 (41.67%) F5
5 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (37.50%) WAN
6 9 (37.50%) Back Office
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (29.17%) VLAN
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.83%) CCNP
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) Network Security
11 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) BGP
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
3 11 (45.83%) OSPF
3 11 (45.83%) HSRP
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) VLAN
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.67%) Network Security
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.67%) VoIP
9 3 (12.50%) SAN
9 3 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (12.50%) TACACS
9 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 3 (12.50%) IPsec
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) GCC
1 1 (4.17%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) IP Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Support
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) STL
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (4.17%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) HNC
3 4 (16.67%) HND
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Perforce
6 1 (4.17%) IronPort