The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 49 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.51% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £95.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-49.47% +137.50%
MPLS
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 149 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.83% 17.70% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 30
Median daily rate £450 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £302 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.19 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% +61.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £15.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) Huawei
4 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) VoIP
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) SDH
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) xDSL
9 3 (15.79%) Multicast
9 3 (15.79%) WLAN
9 3 (15.79%) ATM
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) CCIE
9 3 (15.79%) DWDM
9 3 (15.79%) Frame Relay
9 3 (15.79%) Network Design
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) Avaya
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) SDH
4 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) ATM
5 3 (15.79%) DWDM
5 3 (15.79%) Frame Relay
5 3 (15.79%) Multicast
5 3 (15.79%) WLAN
5 3 (15.79%) xDSL
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
8 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
4 2 (10.53%) BBC
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Huawei
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
5 1 (5.26%) Cramer
5 1 (5.26%) NEC
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds