The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 4.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £95.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-49.47% +137.50%
MPLS
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.91% 8.52% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 61
Median daily rate £275 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Broadband
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) TACACS
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (16.67%) Brocade
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) Wireshark

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed