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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Surrey
Rank 77 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing MPLS 4 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 1.21% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 4.26% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £500 £290 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -5.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +42.50%

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
188 352 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 28.36% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 202 142
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 12
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.25 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Dorking - 2 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
4 22 (70.97%) MCSE
4 22 (70.97%) CCIE
4 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (67.74%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (64.52%) VMware
7 15 (48.39%) Network Design
8 12 (38.71%) Retail
9 11 (35.48%) Network Security
10 10 (32.26%) CCNP
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (16.13%) WAN
13 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
13 4 (12.90%) Firewall
13 4 (12.90%) OSPF
13 4 (12.90%) BGP
13 4 (12.90%) LAN
13 4 (12.90%) CCNA
13 4 (12.90%) F5
14 3 (9.68%) High Availability
14 3 (9.68%) VoIP
14 3 (9.68%) VLAN
15 2 (6.45%) Degree
15 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus

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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) BGP
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) OSPF
4 3 (9.68%) VLAN
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.45%) GPRS
5 2 (6.45%) LTE
5 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (6.45%) UMTS
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) WCDMA
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (38.71%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Architect
2 22 (70.97%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco Architect
4 16 (51.61%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (38.71%) Network Security Architect
5 12 (38.71%) Security Architect
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco Network Architect
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Security Architect
7 7 (22.58%) Consultant
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Architect
9 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 5 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (16.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Consultant
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
10 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) e-Health
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
1 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) VMS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Business Development
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Presales
4 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.23%) SIEM
4 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (70.97%) CCIE
2 22 (70.97%) MCSE
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) GCIH
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) vCloud
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) F5
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Civica
5 1 (3.23%) CommVault
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) NetQoS