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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 94 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 0.87% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £225 £175 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
MPLS
England

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
202 231 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.37% 14.97% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 127 114
Median daily rate £313 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 19
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.36% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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
Derbyshire +3 4 £225 +28.57% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) WAAS
4 2 (25.00%) Junos
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) HSRP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) SSL

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Junos
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAAS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) QNAP
3 1 (12.50%) Radware
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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