The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.69% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +37.73%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.29% 12.97% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 28
Median daily rate £390 £319 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £413 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £27.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £27.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper