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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 49 37
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.61% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.41% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-67.00% +60.45%
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South West

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
62 68 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.30% 13.93% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 58
Median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.75 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) HSRP
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) TACACS
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat

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 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) HSRP
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint