The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 109 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 35 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.20% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.99% 3.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 4
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£300 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £180.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.38% +718.18%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
438 270 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.99% 10.71% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 156 161
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.50 £25.90 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -7 16 £325 -10.34% 3
North Yorkshire - 9 £293 - 7
South Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 1
Humberside - 1 £200 -
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (87.69%) Cisco
2 56 (86.15%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (63.08%) WAN
3 41 (63.08%) CCNP
4 40 (61.54%) LAN
5 35 (53.85%) BGP
6 32 (49.23%) VPN
7 30 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 29 (44.62%) OSPF
8 29 (44.62%) Firewall
9 27 (41.54%) CCNA
10 22 (33.85%) CCIP
11 18 (27.69%) IPv4
12 17 (26.15%) IPv6
13 13 (20.00%) vCloud
14 11 (16.92%) CCIE
14 11 (16.92%) CCDP
14 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
15 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (13.85%) Juniper
16 9 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (12.31%) F5
17 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.31%) VoIP
17 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
17 8 (12.31%) MS Office
17 8 (12.31%) ITIL
17 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
18 7 (10.77%) Finance
18 7 (10.77%) Business Continuity

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
1 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (63.08%) WAN
2 40 (61.54%) LAN
3 35 (53.85%) BGP
4 32 (49.23%) VPN
5 30 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 29 (44.62%) Firewall
6 29 (44.62%) OSPF
7 18 (27.69%) IPv4
8 17 (26.15%) IPv6
9 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (12.31%) VoIP
13 7 (10.77%) Internet
13 7 (10.77%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (9.23%) VLAN
14 6 (9.23%) WLAN
15 5 (7.69%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.23%) Network Designer
2 6 (9.23%) Analyst
2 6 (9.23%) Project Engineer
2 6 (9.23%) Designer
3 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.62%) Support Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Network Consultant
4 3 (4.62%) Consultant
4 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
4 3 (4.62%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (4.62%) Network Design Architect
4 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 2 (3.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.08%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Operations Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Network Analyst
5 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.08%) CCTV
2 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) ITIL
1 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.77%) Business Continuity
2 7 (10.77%) Network Design
3 5 (7.69%) Migration
3 5 (7.69%) Project Management
3 5 (7.69%) Change Management
4 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
4 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.62%) Change Control
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.62%) Line Management
6 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.08%) BCP
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.54%) Time Management
7 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Lisp
2 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (86.15%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (63.08%) CCNP
3 27 (41.54%) CCNA
4 22 (33.85%) CCIP
5 11 (16.92%) CCIE
5 11 (16.92%) CCDP
6 6 (9.23%) MCSE
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.15%) CCDA
9 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.62%) JNCIP
9 3 (4.62%) JNCIE
9 3 (4.62%) CISSP
9 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
10 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.08%) VCAP
10 2 (3.08%) VCP5
10 2 (3.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) vCloud
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) OPNET
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.54%) Opsview
4 1 (1.54%) Graphite
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
4 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (87.69%) Cisco
2 9 (13.85%) Juniper
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) F5
4 6 (9.23%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) BMC
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
4 6 (9.23%) TippingPoint
5 4 (6.15%) Brocade
6 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.62%) Remedy
6 3 (4.62%) BT
7 2 (3.08%) Syncsort
7 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) Nortel
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago