The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 5.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £311 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.46% -14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% -85.27%
MPLS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 115 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.35% 13.33% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £385 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) FWSM
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
7 5 (31.25%) Network Management
7 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) RSVP
7 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (31.25%) CA
7 5 (31.25%) Nokia
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
8 4 (25.00%) BGP
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (31.25%) FWSM
5 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) RSVP
5 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) PABX
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Designer
1 5 (31.25%) Network Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Assurance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
1 5 (31.25%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CA
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Nokia
2 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) IronPort
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Altiris
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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