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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing MPLS 15 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 0.23% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 1.28% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£450 £488 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +83.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +3.63%
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
222 234 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.33% 18.31% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 91
Average daily rate £360 £363 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 39
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +14.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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
Guildford - 5 £360 - 1
Woking - 2 - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (48.39%) OSPF
4 15 (48.39%) BGP
4 15 (48.39%) VPN
5 14 (45.16%) Network Architecture
6 13 (41.94%) Ethernet
7 12 (38.71%) CCIE
7 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
8 11 (35.48%) LTE
8 11 (35.48%) Nokia
9 10 (32.26%) Juniper
9 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
9 10 (32.26%) VoIP
9 10 (32.26%) IPsec
9 10 (32.26%) Ericsson
9 10 (32.26%) Huawei
10 9 (29.03%) SNMP
11 8 (25.81%) UMTS
11 8 (25.81%) Project Management
11 8 (25.81%) Radware
11 8 (25.81%) Validation
11 8 (25.81%) Redback
11 8 (25.81%) Network Management
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (22.58%) HSRP
12 7 (22.58%) FWSM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (48.39%) OSPF
3 15 (48.39%) BGP
3 15 (48.39%) VPN
4 13 (41.94%) Ethernet
5 11 (35.48%) LTE
6 10 (32.26%) VoIP
6 10 (32.26%) IPsec
7 9 (29.03%) SNMP
8 8 (25.81%) UMTS
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (22.58%) HSRP
9 7 (22.58%) FWSM
9 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (22.58%) RSVP
9 7 (22.58%) VRRP
General
1 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Design Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) IP Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Voice Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.23%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Wiki
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Network Architecture
2 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
3 8 (25.81%) Network Management
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Validation
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) ITSM
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCIE
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCA
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Nokia
3 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) Huawei
3 10 (32.26%) Juniper
3 10 (32.26%) Ericsson
4 8 (25.81%) Redback
4 8 (25.81%) Radware
5 7 (22.58%) F5
6 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (9.68%) BT
9 2 (6.45%) VMware
9 2 (6.45%) TippingPoint
9 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 2 (6.45%) Aruba
10 1 (3.23%) HP
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