The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 19 30
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.01% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.55% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £393 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +78.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
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Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.67% 22.22% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £538 £393 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +57.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £100.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
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