The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.74% 0.42% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 1.41% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £420 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
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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Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.00% 29.96% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 28
Median daily rate £315 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) CCIE
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) ADSL
7 2 (20.00%) SDH
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SDH
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) ATM
6 1 (10.00%) DWDM
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) PSTN
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) Ciena
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Tellabs
3 1 (10.00%) VMware