The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +41.71%
MPLS
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.12% 17.10% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 61 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy