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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 79 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing MPLS 41 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.16% 0.77% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 3.75% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 6
Average daily rate £538 £285 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.59% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £257 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £407 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £368
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% -85.27%
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
508 427 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.71% 20.46% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 205 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 23
Average hourly rate £38.05 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Fareham +5 18 £625 +134.52% 1
Havant - 3 £288 - 3
Hook +14 2 £462 +12.00% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £390 - 1
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 2
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 50 (68.49%) Cisco
2 47 (64.38%) LAN
3 40 (54.79%) DNS
4 37 (50.68%) Data Centre
5 30 (41.10%) WAN
5 30 (41.10%) Firewall
6 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (34.25%) BGP
8 24 (32.88%) Multicast
9 23 (31.51%) OSPF
9 23 (31.51%) VLAN
10 22 (30.14%) IPsec
10 22 (30.14%) TCP/IP
11 21 (28.77%) ITIL
12 17 (23.29%) DHCP
12 17 (23.29%) SAN
12 17 (23.29%) NetApp
12 17 (23.29%) Service Management
12 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (23.29%) NAS
13 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.92%) Degree
13 16 (21.92%) CCNA
14 15 (20.55%) SSL
14 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
15 14 (19.18%) VPN
16 13 (17.81%) SNMP
16 13 (17.81%) Ethernet
16 13 (17.81%) Juniper
16 13 (17.81%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) JBoss
1 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
1 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (64.38%) LAN
2 40 (54.79%) DNS
3 30 (41.10%) Firewall
3 30 (41.10%) WAN
4 25 (34.25%) BGP
5 24 (32.88%) Multicast
6 23 (31.51%) OSPF
6 23 (31.51%) VLAN
7 22 (30.14%) IPsec
7 22 (30.14%) TCP/IP
8 17 (23.29%) DHCP
8 17 (23.29%) NAS
8 17 (23.29%) SAN
9 15 (20.55%) SSL
10 14 (19.18%) VPN
11 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (17.81%) Ethernet
11 13 (17.81%) HSRP
11 13 (17.81%) Network Security
11 13 (17.81%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.07%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.74%) Military
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Architect
2 17 (23.29%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Network Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Network Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Principal Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Security Technical Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (10.96%) Cryptography
4 8 (10.96%) Driving Licence
5 7 (9.59%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.74%) PKI
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (23.29%) Service Management
3 10 (13.70%) Change Management
4 8 (10.96%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Capacity Management
5 7 (9.59%) Computer Security
5 7 (9.59%) High Availability
5 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.59%) Information Security
5 7 (9.59%) Network Management
5 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.59%) Security Patching
6 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.22%) Migration
6 6 (8.22%) Network Design
6 6 (8.22%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Perl
1 3 (4.11%) Python
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.92%) CCNA
2 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
3 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.44%) CCNP
5 10 (13.70%) CCIE
6 4 (5.48%) CCDE
6 4 (5.48%) CISSP
6 4 (5.48%) GCIH
6 4 (5.48%) GIAC
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.11%) MCSA
7 3 (4.11%) MCSE
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (68.49%) Cisco
2 17 (23.29%) NetApp
3 13 (17.81%) Juniper
4 10 (13.70%) F5
5 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.85%) Cyberoam
6 5 (6.85%) HP
6 5 (6.85%) Polycom
6 5 (6.85%) Tandberg
6 5 (6.85%) VMware
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.48%) Verint
8 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.74%) Remedy
10 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.37%) IronPort
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago