The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 59 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing MPLS 29 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.49% 0.71% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 5.08% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 14
Median daily rate £425 £313 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-67.00% +60.45%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
237 197 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.36% 14.03% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 115 144
Median daily rate £400 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Guildford +1 2 £250 -
Staines -3 1 £625 +19.04%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (67.50%) Windows
4 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (55.00%) MCSE
5 22 (55.00%) CCIE
6 20 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (47.50%) VMware
8 15 (37.50%) Network Design
9 14 (35.00%) Network Security
10 12 (30.00%) LAN
11 11 (27.50%) WAN
11 11 (27.50%) Retail
11 11 (27.50%) Firewall
11 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
12 8 (20.00%) DHCP
12 8 (20.00%) CCNP
12 8 (20.00%) CCNA
12 8 (20.00%) DNS
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.50%) IPsec
13 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (15.00%) Degree
14 6 (15.00%) OSPF
14 6 (15.00%) BGP
15 5 (12.50%) VLAN
16 4 (10.00%) Mathematics

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) IaaS
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Network Security
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
4 8 (20.00%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (17.50%) IPsec
6 6 (15.00%) BGP
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
8 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
8 4 (10.00%) Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) 3G
9 3 (7.50%) DDNS
9 3 (7.50%) DSL
9 3 (7.50%) SSL
9 3 (7.50%) TACACS
9 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Ant
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (27.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Architect
2 23 (57.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (45.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco Architect
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco Network Architect
6 13 (32.50%) Network Security Architect
6 13 (32.50%) Security Architect
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco Security Architect
8 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
9 7 (17.50%) Network Architect
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (15.00%) Consultant
10 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
11 4 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) boto
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) e-Health
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) VMS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (7.50%) Information Management
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Use Case
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) High Availability
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.00%) Python
1 2 (5.00%) Ruby
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCIE
2 22 (55.00%) MCSE
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) vCloud
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) OpenView
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) Genesys
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) NetQoS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
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