The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 33 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.83% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £390 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -85.27%
MPLS
Hampshire

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
79 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.64% 13.25% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 35
Average daily rate £390 £278 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (50.00%) Verint
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) 802.1X

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) LTE
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IP Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet