The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 54 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -11.11%
MPLS
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.83% 16.89% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 21
Median daily rate £420 £275 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Sheffield -19 1 - - 2
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet