The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 31 40
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.46% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.54% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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%
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East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.77% 12.62% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 21
Median daily rate £310 £250 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £27.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.37%
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 Suffolk

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
1 4 (100.00%) IP Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Designer
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper