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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 17 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.30% 0.55% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 2.57% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Median daily rate £385 £394 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £389 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £399 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -11.11%
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
294 272 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.43% 21.37% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 158 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £50.61 £45.00
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 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 30 May 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 30 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
Staines -3 6 £575 -
Redhill - 5 £380 -
Guildford +1 1 £400 +3.22%
Leatherhead - 1 £500 -
Camberley - 1 £250 - 3
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (64.71%) BGP
4 21 (61.76%) LAN
5 20 (58.82%) Data Centre
6 19 (55.88%) Firewall
7 18 (52.94%) WAN
8 17 (50.00%) OSPF
8 17 (50.00%) Wireless
9 16 (47.06%) DNS
9 16 (47.06%) DHCP
10 15 (44.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (41.18%) VPN
12 13 (38.24%) CCNA
13 12 (35.29%) ITIL
13 12 (35.29%) IPsec
14 11 (32.35%) SSL
14 11 (32.35%) Juniper
15 10 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
15 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
15 10 (29.41%) SolarWinds
15 10 (29.41%) F5
16 9 (26.47%) Degree
16 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
16 9 (26.47%) CCNP
17 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
17 8 (23.53%) Information Management
17 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
17 8 (23.53%) Barracuda Networks
18 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds Orion

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 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) IaaS
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) BGP
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) WAN
5 17 (50.00%) OSPF
5 17 (50.00%) Wireless
6 16 (47.06%) DHCP
6 16 (47.06%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (41.18%) VPN
9 12 (35.29%) IPsec
10 11 (32.35%) SSL
11 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
12 7 (20.59%) DDNS
12 7 (20.59%) DSL
12 7 (20.59%) Network Security
12 7 (20.59%) TACACS
13 6 (17.65%) 4G
13 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
13 6 (17.65%) VLAN
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Azure Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Support
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IP Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Support
7 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (14.71%) Replication
6 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
6 3 (8.82%) e-Health
6 3 (8.82%) PKI
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) VMS
2 3 (8.82%) CatOS
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Information Management
2 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) Network Design
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Change Control
4 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Operations Management
4 5 (14.71%) Software Deployment
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Use Case
6 3 (8.82%) Network Management
7 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.88%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIA
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIS
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
7 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (14.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) SCOM
3 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (8.82%) OpenView
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) F5
3 10 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 8 (23.53%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (11.76%) Huawei
6 3 (8.82%) Aruba
6 3 (8.82%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) NetQoS
6 3 (8.82%) NetScout
6 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Genesys
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle