The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.14% - 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£285 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
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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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.43% 7.30% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 30
Average daily rate £256 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £601 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Crawley - 3 £220 - 1
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) MCSE
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) Symantec
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Avaya
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) CCNP
7 4 (36.36%) ADSL
7 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
7 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
7 4 (36.36%) ProCurve
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) Network Management
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
4 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) PBX
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
3 4 (36.36%) ProCurve
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint