The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.38% 1.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £115 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £368
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% -85.27%
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
57 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.84% 15.58% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 40
Average daily rate £375 £410 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +272.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -7 1 £115 -72.28%
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki