The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 97 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing MPLS 25 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.17% 0.24% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 1.11% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
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£433 £195 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.79% -37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £156 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £374 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +53.84%
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
407 452 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.13% 22.11% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 245 154
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £195 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 7 £433 - 1
Portsmouth - 4 £325 -
Basingstoke -8 3 - - 3
Southampton -5 1 £300 +53.84%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 17 (62.96%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) OSPF
3 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 14 (51.85%) IPsec
5 13 (48.15%) Juniper
6 12 (44.44%) DNS
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco
6 12 (44.44%) Firewall
6 12 (44.44%) HSRP
7 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
8 10 (37.04%) ADSL
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) SSL
10 8 (29.63%) EIGRP
10 8 (29.63%) ICMP
10 8 (29.63%) ITIL
10 8 (29.63%) DHCP
10 8 (29.63%) SNMP
10 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
10 8 (29.63%) X.25
10 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (29.63%) 802.1X
10 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) SaaS
11 7 (25.93%) xDSL
12 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) OSPF
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 14 (51.85%) IPsec
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) DNS
5 12 (44.44%) HSRP
6 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
7 10 (37.04%) ADSL
8 9 (33.33%) SSL
9 8 (29.63%) SNMP
9 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) EIGRP
9 8 (29.63%) ICMP
9 8 (29.63%) X.25
10 7 (25.93%) xDSL
11 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
12 5 (18.52%) MGW
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) B2B
2 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Network Design
2 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Communications Security
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) CCDE
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Juniper
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
Hook, Hampshire
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