The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 98 95 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing MPLS 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 4.04% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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%
MPLS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 223 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.65% 14.42% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 141 83
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £10.20 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +4.65%
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 Leeds

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) BGP
3 15 (71.43%) VPN
4 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 13 (61.90%) OSPF
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (47.62%) LAN
7 9 (42.86%) CCNP
8 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (38.10%) IPv6
8 8 (38.10%) SAP
8 8 (38.10%) Electronics
8 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
8 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
8 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
8 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (38.10%) Marketing
8 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (23.81%) CCIE
11 5 (23.81%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) BGP
2 15 (71.43%) VPN
3 13 (61.90%) OSPF
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) IPv6
7 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) Internet
8 5 (23.81%) IPv4
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (19.05%) FWSM
9 4 (19.05%) HSRP
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 4 (19.05%) VRRP
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) VLAN
11 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Informix
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Electronics
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
1 8 (38.10%) Marketing
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) IP Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
2 5 (23.81%) High Availability
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) CCDA
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) CCDE
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) Squid
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Cacti
2 1 (4.76%) Graphite
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Opsview
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) ScanSafe
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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