The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 98 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing MPLS 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 1.31% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £650 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.92 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-67.00% +57.36%
MPLS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 229 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.68% 12.27% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
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 Manchester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) VoIP
3 12 (54.55%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (40.91%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
5 9 (40.91%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) OSPF
6 8 (36.36%) BGP
6 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
7 7 (31.82%) F5
8 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 6 (27.27%) Juniper
8 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (22.73%) NetScreen
9 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
9 5 (22.73%) NGN
10 4 (18.18%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) CCIE
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VoIP
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) BGP
4 8 (36.36%) OSPF
5 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
6 5 (22.73%) NetScreen
6 5 (22.73%) NGN
7 4 (18.18%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
9 2 (9.09%) DHCP
10 1 (4.55%) ATM
10 1 (4.55%) PBX
10 1 (4.55%) PPP
10 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
1 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) Global Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Service Design
3 1 (4.55%) SIEM
3 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 7 (31.82%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Aruba
8 1 (4.55%) Avaya
8 1 (4.55%) GFI Software
8 1 (4.55%) Nortel
8 1 (4.55%) Novell
8 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.55%) Planview
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) Siemens
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Sonus
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