The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 25 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.07% 1.24% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 15.38% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £369 £569 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.90% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.20%
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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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.07% 8.07% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Ciena
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Ciena
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper