The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £373 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £336
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +81.81%
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
138 84 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.43% 9.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 55 56
Median daily rate £370 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £113 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £22.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.90 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) CA
2 7 (46.67%) Nokia
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 7 (46.67%) IP Telephony
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (46.67%) IronPort
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
2 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
2 7 (46.67%) FWSM
3 6 (40.00%) SLA
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (20.00%) 4G
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) BGP-4
6 3 (20.00%) 2G

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) FWSM
2 7 (46.67%) IP Telephony
2 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (20.00%) 2G
6 3 (20.00%) 3G
6 3 (20.00%) 4G
6 3 (20.00%) BGP-4
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) RSVP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Assurance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Design
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CA
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) IronPort
2 7 (46.67%) Nokia
2 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) F5