The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 29 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.50% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £125
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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.54% 7.95% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.73 £39.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.00 £40.00
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 East Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 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
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 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 Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware