The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 19 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.90% - 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% - 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 63 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.74% 27.88% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 54 56
Median daily rate £325 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

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

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
3 4 (57.14%) CCIP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) IPv4
3 4 (57.14%) IPv6
3 4 (57.14%) ATM
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Nagios
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) ICMP
4 3 (42.86%) RSVP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) ICMP
3 3 (42.86%) IGMP
3 3 (42.86%) RSVP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VRRP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IPTV
1 3 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (42.86%) STB
1 3 (42.86%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCIP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft