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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 80 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.88% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 8.47% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£275 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +52.38%
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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
93 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.91% 10.33% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 31
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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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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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 22 October 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
South Wales -16 2 £275 -36.78% 2
North Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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