The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 32 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.45% 1.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 11.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £363 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -
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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Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.94% 13.17% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 49
Median daily rate £363 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.85%
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 Swindon

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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

1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Juniper
2 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) CCNP
2 30 (93.75%) OSPF
2 30 (93.75%) BGP
2 30 (93.75%) IPsec
3 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) VPN
4 26 (81.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) JNCIS
6 17 (53.13%) BT
7 16 (50.00%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) EIGRP
9 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (18.75%) SIEM
11 6 (18.75%) Sourcefire
11 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
11 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
13 3 (9.38%) Network Management
13 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
13 3 (9.38%) Military
13 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
13 3 (9.38%) Asset Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (3.13%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) BGP
1 30 (93.75%) IPsec
1 30 (93.75%) OSPF
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 29 (90.63%) VPN
3 12 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 12 (37.50%) Firewall
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) HSRP
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Multicast
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) RSVP
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VRRP
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
2 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Designer
2 28 (87.50%) Network Designer
3 11 (34.38%) IP Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CatOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) SIEM
2 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Network Management
2 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Data Management
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) CCNP
3 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
4 26 (81.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) JNCIS
6 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) HND
8 2 (6.25%) CCNA
9 1 (3.13%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) Juniper
3 17 (53.13%) BT
4 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 6 (18.75%) Sourcefire
5 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
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