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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing MPLS 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 4.89% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £323 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.92 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-67.00% +57.36%
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
183 225 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.42% 14.04% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 156 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) VLAN
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (36.36%) CCNA
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) LAN
8 7 (31.82%) CCNP
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Network Security
9 6 (27.27%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) HP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Dell
10 5 (22.73%) SAS
10 5 (22.73%) CCDA
10 5 (22.73%) DHCP
10 5 (22.73%) CCIE
10 5 (22.73%) DSL
10 5 (22.73%) VRRP

MPLS
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 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) BGP
3 8 (36.36%) VLAN
4 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 6 (27.27%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) DSL
6 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
6 5 (22.73%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (22.73%) VRRP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) VPLS
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Informix
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) International Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Software Licensing
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCDA
3 5 (22.73%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCDE
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Squid
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) vMotion
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 5 (22.73%) NETGEAR
5 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
5 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
6 4 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.55%) BT
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Juniper
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas