The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 West Sussex 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 40 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% 1.37% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 12.50% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £335 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -32.30%
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.16% 10.96% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.38 £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% +64.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +4 2 £355 - 1
Horsham - - - - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BT
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) BT
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft