The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 79 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 30 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 1.35% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 6.39% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 20
Median daily rate £413 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £306 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.20%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 532 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.99% 21.08% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 286 274
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 8 £300 -33.33% 3
Bracknell +7 7 £400 +13.07%
Slough - 4 - -
Ascot - 2 £488 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 33 (54.10%) BGP
3 31 (50.82%) WAN
4 26 (42.62%) Firewall
4 26 (42.62%) Telecoms
5 23 (37.70%) LAN
5 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (32.79%) VPN
6 20 (32.79%) Ethernet
6 20 (32.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (29.51%) OSPF
7 18 (29.51%) CCNP
7 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
8 17 (27.87%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.95%) Juniper
9 14 (22.95%) CCNA
10 13 (21.31%) F5
10 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
11 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.03%) SNMP
12 11 (18.03%) DNS
12 11 (18.03%) SAN
12 11 (18.03%) Internet
12 11 (18.03%) xDSL
13 10 (16.39%) VMware
13 10 (16.39%) CCIE
14 9 (14.75%) VoIP
14 9 (14.75%) IPsec
14 9 (14.75%) Network Design
15 8 (13.11%) Migration

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) BGP
2 31 (50.82%) WAN
3 26 (42.62%) Firewall
4 23 (37.70%) LAN
5 20 (32.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (32.79%) Ethernet
5 20 (32.79%) VPN
6 18 (29.51%) OSPF
7 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.03%) DNS
8 11 (18.03%) Internet
8 11 (18.03%) SAN
8 11 (18.03%) SNMP
8 11 (18.03%) xDSL
9 9 (14.75%) IPsec
9 9 (14.75%) VoIP
10 8 (13.11%) Broadband
11 7 (11.48%) Multicast
12 6 (9.84%) VLAN
12 6 (9.84%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (42.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) French Language
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Network Security Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) PKI
3 5 (8.20%) IPTV
3 5 (8.20%) Video on Demand
4 4 (6.56%) STB
5 3 (4.92%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.28%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
6 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Network Design
2 8 (13.11%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.84%) Service Management
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
4 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.20%) Network Management
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
5 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Presales
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Product Management
6 3 (4.92%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.92%) Validation
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.51%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 10 (16.39%) CCIE
5 6 (9.84%) CCIP
6 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.28%) CCDP
8 2 (3.28%) PMP
8 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.64%) CCDA
9 1 (1.64%) CCVP
9 1 (1.64%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (3.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Nagios
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) CheckPoint
3 14 (22.95%) Juniper
4 13 (21.31%) F5
4 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
5 10 (16.39%) VMware
6 5 (8.20%) Huawei
7 4 (6.56%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) Tandberg
9 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.28%) Adobe
9 2 (3.28%) Apple
9 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.28%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) SAP
9 2 (3.28%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) Tektronix
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