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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 25 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.16% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +64.04%

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
60 81 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.88% 33.61% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 15
Median daily rate £446 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +32.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 15 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto