The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 99 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 1.40% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 143 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.13% 8.93% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 81 72
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £75.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -10 6 £338 - 4
Wakefield - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) CCNA
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) BGP
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) VoIP
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) OSPF
6 7 (36.84%) VLAN
7 6 (31.58%) Network Design
7 6 (31.58%) VPLS
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
9 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) CCNP
9 4 (21.05%) CCDP
9 4 (21.05%) Juniper

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) BGP
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) VLAN
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) VPLS
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.79%) HSRP
9 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (10.53%) Wireless
9 2 (10.53%) IPsec
9 2 (10.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IP Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) BCP
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
2 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
2 4 (21.05%) CCDP
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) VCAP
3 2 (10.53%) VCP5
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCSE
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) CCDA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.53%) TippingPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Syncsort
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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