The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 1.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 14.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -35.71%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.43% 9.77% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £435 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £121.59 £20.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
South Wales -23 4 £425 +1.79% 3
West Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Lync
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Intune
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
5 1 (14.29%) RIP
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
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