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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 90 81 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing MPLS 21 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.17% 1.91% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 7.50% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 8
Median daily rate £550 £419 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +42.50%

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
439 480 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.50% 25.46% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 294 200
Median daily rate £400 £352 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 48
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Fareham -12 9 £550 -12.00%
Basingstoke +13 5 £218 - 3
Portsmouth -7 1 £550 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 21 (60.00%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) WAN
5 16 (45.71%) ITIL
5 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (42.86%) LAN
7 14 (40.00%) Internet
8 13 (37.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (34.29%) Cryptography
9 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
9 12 (34.29%) Computer Security
9 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
9 12 (34.29%) Problem Management
9 12 (34.29%) Capacity Management
9 12 (34.29%) Project Management
9 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
9 12 (34.29%) Change Management
9 12 (34.29%) Information Security
9 12 (34.29%) DNS
9 12 (34.29%) CCNP
9 12 (34.29%) Security Patching
10 11 (31.43%) Driving Licence
10 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
10 11 (31.43%) VMware
11 9 (25.71%) F5
11 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (25.71%) CCNA
11 9 (25.71%) DHCP
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA

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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
2 5 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 14 (40.00%) Internet
5 13 (37.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (34.29%) DNS
7 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) ADSL
10 7 (20.00%) HSRP
10 7 (20.00%) ISDN
10 7 (20.00%) Network Security
11 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (17.14%) OSPF
11 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (14.29%) BGP
12 5 (14.29%) ICMP
12 5 (14.29%) IPsec
12 5 (14.29%) X.25
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineering Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) CISSP Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (5.71%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) RFC 2547
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (31.43%) Driving Licence
4 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (17.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Capacity Management
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
2 12 (34.29%) Computer Security
2 12 (34.29%) Cryptography
2 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
2 12 (34.29%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Problem Management
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Security Patching
3 7 (20.00%) Server Hardening
4 6 (17.14%) Information Assurance
4 6 (17.14%) Network Management
4 6 (17.14%) SIEM
4 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) CISSP
5 6 (17.14%) GCIH
5 6 (17.14%) GIAC
6 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) CCIE
8 3 (8.57%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.86%) CCIP
9 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) F5
4 5 (14.29%) Cyberoam
4 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.71%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) arcserve
8 1 (2.86%) Meraki
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto