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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 31 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.82% 1.85% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 11.90% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £246 £438 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% +94.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +37.73%

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
65 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.53% 15.56% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 36
Median daily rate £350 £301 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 19 January 2017.

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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 2 (18.18%) Presales
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) xDSL
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (18.18%) SDH
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) ADSL
7 2 (18.18%) CCIE
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) DSL
6 2 (18.18%) DWDM
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) SDH
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) xDSL
7 1 (9.09%) ATM
7 1 (9.09%) ISDN
7 1 (9.09%) RIP
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Core Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Tandberg