The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.31% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -32.30%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.03% 12.74% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £536 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
MPLS
Cheshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) NGN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PSTN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (66.67%) NGN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) PSTN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) MVNO
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
1 2 (33.33%) Pega
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com