The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 42 38
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.40% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.51% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £95.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-49.65% +181.48%
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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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.58% 16.49% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 28
Median daily rate £325 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £183 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) Avaya
2 9 (90.00%) Broadband
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) PSTN
4 6 (60.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Verint
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (30.00%) Nortel
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) CMS
7 2 (20.00%) PBX
7 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
8 1 (10.00%) IPv6
8 1 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) OSPF
8 1 (10.00%) BGP
8 1 (10.00%) SAP
8 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (30.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) PSTN
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Avaya
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Verint
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
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