The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 1.97% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.79% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £275 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +37.73%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.48% 14.29% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 39
Median daily rate £375 £290 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £18.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £45.00 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco