The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.11% - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £313 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
MPLS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.59% 4.92% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 24
Median daily rate £475 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £38.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.79% +73.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £38.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 4 £313 -
Taunton - 1 - -
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) NETGEAR
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint