The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 86 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.063% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 0.51% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £275 £115 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -72.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £115 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £115 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +42.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 196 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.14% 12.29% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 114 83
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -5 3 £275 +139.13% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £265 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) VLAN
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) Intel
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) NetScreen
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Intel
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Radware
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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