The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 29 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.93% 1.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.77%
MPLS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.74% 12.83% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 17
Median daily rate £325 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Chesterfield 0 1 £275 -5.98%
Derby - 1 - -
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL