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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 111 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MPLS 35 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 5.90% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 10
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£313 £229 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.61% -34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £172 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £338 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+78.80% +2.88%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 271 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.39% 11.31% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 151 172
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.94 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -52.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
South Yorkshire -7 14 £275 -9.09% 6
West Yorkshire -21 12 £375 +100.00%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 54 (85.71%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) Firewall
3 40 (63.49%) LAN
3 40 (63.49%) WAN
3 40 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (53.97%) VPN
5 30 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 29 (46.03%) CCNP
7 28 (44.44%) BGP
8 23 (36.51%) CCNA
9 17 (26.98%) OSPF
9 17 (26.98%) Project Management
10 16 (25.40%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (22.22%) F5
13 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
14 12 (19.05%) CCIE
14 12 (19.05%) VoIP
14 12 (19.05%) Linux
14 12 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (19.05%) VLAN
14 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
15 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
16 10 (15.87%) CCIP
16 10 (15.87%) FortiGate
16 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (14.29%) Supplier Management
17 9 (14.29%) Migration
17 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) Firewall
2 40 (63.49%) LAN
2 40 (63.49%) WAN
3 34 (53.97%) VPN
4 30 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 28 (44.44%) BGP
6 17 (26.98%) OSPF
7 16 (25.40%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (19.05%) VLAN
9 12 (19.05%) VoIP
10 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 7 (11.11%) IPv4
12 6 (9.52%) IPv6
12 6 (9.52%) VRRP
12 6 (9.52%) HSRP
13 5 (7.94%) Network Security
13 5 (7.94%) SSL
13 5 (7.94%) Internet
General
1 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Environment Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Environment Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Designer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Designer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Network Support
8 3 (4.76%) Support Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Smart Meter
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) DTV
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Project Management
2 12 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 8 (12.70%) Network Design
5 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.94%) Validation
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Lisp
2 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (46.03%) CCNP
3 23 (36.51%) CCNA
4 12 (19.05%) CCIE
5 10 (15.87%) CCIP
6 8 (12.70%) CCDP
6 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.35%) CISSP
7 4 (6.35%) CCSP
7 4 (6.35%) MCSE
8 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) CCDA
9 2 (3.17%) Degree
9 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.76%) NFS
3 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.76%) OPNET
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Cacti
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Opsview
3 2 (3.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 54 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (22.22%) F5
3 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.11%) VMware
7 6 (9.52%) Brocade
8 5 (7.94%) Juniper
9 4 (6.35%) HP
9 4 (6.35%) SAP
10 3 (4.76%) BT
10 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
10 3 (4.76%) BMC
10 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) Aruba
11 2 (3.17%) Nortel
11 2 (3.17%) IBM
11 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
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