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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 33 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.07% 1.77% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 10.42% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +43.33%

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
82 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.18% 16.96% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 31
Median daily rate £338 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) BGP
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) ADSL
7 4 (33.33%) DSL
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) xDSL
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) RIP
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) SDH
9 2 (16.67%) CCIE
9 2 (16.67%) ATM
9 2 (16.67%) CCDP
9 2 (16.67%) PMP

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 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Internet
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) ADSL
5 4 (33.33%) DSL
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (33.33%) xDSL
6 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) RIP
6 3 (25.00%) SDH
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) ATM
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (16.67%) DWDM
8 1 (8.33%) ISDN
8 1 (8.33%) Telepresence
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
4 1 (8.33%) CCIP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Tandberg