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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.26% 0.71% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 3.39% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +41.71%
MPLS
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
70 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.01% 21.00% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 39
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £14.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

MPLS
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

MPLS
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
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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Presales
6 3 (33.33%) DSL
6 3 (33.33%) OSPF
6 3 (33.33%) CCIE
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) IPsec
6 3 (33.33%) xDSL
7 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 2 (22.22%) Network Management
7 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (22.22%) Tandberg
7 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared

MPLS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) DSL
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) xDSL
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (22.22%) SDH
5 2 (22.22%) Telepresence
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) VPLS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) CCIP
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Tandberg
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Ciena
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Tellabs