The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.33% - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £95.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-49.65% +181.48%
MPLS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.14% 10.90% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 37
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -54.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) FabricPath
5 1 (14.29%) TRILL
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) FabricPath
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) IPv4
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (14.29%) Multicast
5 1 (14.29%) NGN
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) TRILL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) VMware