The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.46% 1.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 12.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.77%
MPLS
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.84% 10.92% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 5
Median daily rate £305 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MPLS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media