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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 1.83% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.81% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £275 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +52.21%

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
21 27 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.21% 12.39% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 44
Median daily rate £375 £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.25 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 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