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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing MPLS 25 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.27% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 3.91% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Median daily rate £336 £475 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +93.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £432 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £95.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-49.65% +181.48%
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
447 384 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.77% 18.11% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 231 239
Median daily rate £375 £390 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 32
Median hourly rate £47.83 £23.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.03 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 £325 - 1
Southampton - 5 £475 - 1
Basingstoke -1 4 £220 - 1
Farnborough +3 2 £336 -
Fareham - 2 £300 - 1
Winchester - 1 £400 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (68.85%) LAN
2 40 (65.57%) Cisco
3 37 (60.66%) DNS
4 35 (57.38%) WAN
5 34 (55.74%) BGP
6 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (47.54%) Firewall
8 28 (45.90%) Data Centre
9 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
9 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
9 27 (44.26%) OSPF
10 22 (36.07%) CCNA
11 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
11 21 (34.43%) ITIL
12 20 (32.79%) Juniper
13 19 (31.15%) DHCP
13 19 (31.15%) IPsec
14 18 (29.51%) Multicast
15 17 (27.87%) CCNP
16 16 (26.23%) Windows
16 16 (26.23%) VMware
16 16 (26.23%) HSRP
17 15 (24.59%) VLAN
17 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
18 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
18 14 (22.95%) VPN
18 14 (22.95%) SSL
18 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (21.31%) Windows Server

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 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.92%) JBoss
1 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) LAN
2 37 (60.66%) DNS
3 35 (57.38%) WAN
4 34 (55.74%) BGP
5 29 (47.54%) Firewall
6 27 (44.26%) OSPF
7 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
8 19 (31.15%) DHCP
8 19 (31.15%) IPsec
9 18 (29.51%) Multicast
10 16 (26.23%) HSRP
11 15 (24.59%) VLAN
12 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (22.95%) SSL
12 14 (22.95%) VPN
13 12 (19.67%) EIGRP
14 11 (18.03%) Network Security
14 11 (18.03%) VoIP
15 10 (16.39%) L2TP
15 10 (16.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Military
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) Cryptography
2 9 (14.75%) Driving Licence
3 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Replication
5 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.64%) iSeries
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Change Management
2 9 (14.75%) ITSM
2 9 (14.75%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (11.48%) Capacity Management
4 7 (11.48%) Computer Security
4 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (11.48%) Information Security
4 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.48%) Security Patching
4 7 (11.48%) Service Management
5 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) High Availability
7 4 (6.56%) Network Management
7 4 (6.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Perl
1 5 (8.20%) Python
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) Tcl
5 1 (1.64%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (36.07%) CCNA
4 17 (27.87%) CCNP
5 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP
6 4 (6.56%) GCIH
6 4 (6.56%) GIAC
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE
7 3 (4.92%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) Juniper
3 16 (26.23%) VMware
4 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) Remedy
7 4 (6.56%) F5
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) Citrix
8 3 (4.92%) Cyberoam
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Sophos
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.64%) Brocade
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) Verint
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