The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.66% 0.50% 5.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 2.38% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
Median daily rate £225 - £248
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -11.11%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.89% 20.79% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 36
Median daily rate £350 £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £321 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Verint