The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 29 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.43% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 1.97% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Median daily rate £337 £450 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.05% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £450 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £530 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -11.11%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
508 355 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.14% 17.13% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 208 212
Median daily rate £375 £384 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +12.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.45 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Portsmouth - 8 - - 1
Basingstoke -9 6 £225 - 1
Farnborough +8 4 £336 -
Havant - 4 £300 -
Southampton - 2 £375 - 1
Fareham - 1 £625 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 48 (71.64%) LAN
1 48 (71.64%) Cisco
2 38 (56.72%) DNS
3 35 (52.24%) WAN
4 33 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (46.27%) BGP
5 31 (46.27%) Data Centre
6 30 (44.78%) Firewall
7 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
7 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
8 24 (35.82%) Multicast
8 24 (35.82%) OSPF
8 24 (35.82%) CCNA
8 24 (35.82%) ITIL
9 20 (29.85%) VLAN
10 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
11 18 (26.87%) IPsec
12 17 (25.37%) DHCP
12 17 (25.37%) CCNP
12 17 (25.37%) Juniper
12 17 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (22.39%) HSRP
13 15 (22.39%) VPN
13 15 (22.39%) SSL
14 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
14 14 (20.90%) Server Virtualisation
15 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (19.40%) NAS
15 13 (19.40%) SAN
15 13 (19.40%) NetApp

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (4.48%) Apache
1 3 (4.48%) JBoss
1 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (71.64%) LAN
2 38 (56.72%) DNS
3 35 (52.24%) WAN
4 31 (46.27%) BGP
5 30 (44.78%) Firewall
6 24 (35.82%) Multicast
6 24 (35.82%) OSPF
7 20 (29.85%) VLAN
8 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
9 18 (26.87%) IPsec
10 17 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (25.37%) DHCP
11 15 (22.39%) HSRP
11 15 (22.39%) SSL
11 15 (22.39%) VPN
12 13 (19.40%) NAS
12 13 (19.40%) Network Security
12 13 (19.40%) SAN
13 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
14 11 (16.42%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Network Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Security Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Cryptography
2 10 (14.93%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Server Virtualisation
3 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (19.40%) Service Management
4 10 (14.93%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) Project Management
5 9 (13.43%) ITSM
5 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
6 8 (11.94%) Computer Security
6 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.94%) Information Security
6 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.94%) Security Patching
7 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.45%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) High Availability
8 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Network Management
9 4 (5.97%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Perl
1 5 (7.46%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Tcl
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
3 24 (35.82%) CCNA
4 17 (25.37%) CCNP
5 10 (14.93%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) CISSP
6 4 (5.97%) GCIH
6 4 (5.97%) GIAC
7 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 3 (4.48%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.99%) MCSA
8 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) Cisco
2 17 (25.37%) Juniper
3 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.40%) NetApp
5 10 (14.93%) VMware
6 7 (10.45%) F5
7 5 (7.46%) Remedy
8 4 (5.97%) Cyberoam
9 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.49%) Verint