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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 89 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.28% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 5.53% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£303 £481 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +48.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-77.08% +453.84%
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
278 217 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.50% 15.69% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 98 102
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £138 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.57 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
Guildford -8 3 £293 -12.68%
Oxted - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Farnham - - - -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) ITIL
3 13 (59.09%) BGP
4 12 (54.55%) OSPF
4 12 (54.55%) HSRP
5 11 (50.00%) F5
5 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (40.91%) Back Office
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) CCNP
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (18.18%) VMware
10 4 (18.18%) VLAN
10 4 (18.18%) VoIP
10 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (18.18%) HNC
10 4 (18.18%) HND
10 4 (18.18%) TACACS
11 3 (13.64%) Project Management
11 3 (13.64%) Citrix
11 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
11 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) BGP
3 12 (54.55%) OSPF
3 12 (54.55%) HSRP
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) TACACS
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (9.09%) ISDN
8 2 (9.09%) WLAN
8 2 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Valgrind
1 1 (4.55%) GCC
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (40.91%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) IP Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Back Office Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) STL
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) HNC
3 4 (18.18%) HND
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia
6 1 (4.55%) Perforce
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) TippingPoint
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