The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 70 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.90% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 5.17% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +73.92%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 232 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.53% 17.37% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 57
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +135.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 5 £350 -30.00%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) Huawei
4 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) VoIP
7 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) CCIE
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (21.05%) SDH
8 4 (21.05%) WLAN
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) ATM
9 3 (15.79%) DWDM
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.79%) Frame Relay
9 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
9 3 (15.79%) xDSL
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Network Design
9 3 (15.79%) Multicast
10 2 (10.53%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) SDH
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) WLAN
5 3 (15.79%) ATM
5 3 (15.79%) DWDM
5 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.79%) Frame Relay
5 3 (15.79%) Multicast
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) xDSL
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.26%) NAS
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
8 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
4 2 (10.53%) BBC
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCIE
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Huawei
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
6 1 (5.26%) Cramer
6 1 (5.26%) NEC