The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 62 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.88% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £95.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-49.65% +181.48%
MPLS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 114 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.37% 14.34% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 55
Median daily rate £400 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) GPRS
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) UMTS
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
1 2 (50.00%) 2G
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 2G
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) GPRS
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) IP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint