The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing MPLS 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.03% 0.95% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.62% 5.97% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate £363 £190 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.78% -57.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -83.33%
MPLS
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
84 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.22% 15.91% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (92.00%) OSPF
1 23 (92.00%) BGP
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) IPsec
3 21 (84.00%) Juniper
4 20 (80.00%) VPN
5 19 (76.00%) CCNP
6 17 (68.00%) WAN
6 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (60.00%) DV Cleared
8 13 (52.00%) Firewall
8 13 (52.00%) JNCIS
9 12 (48.00%) BT
9 12 (48.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) Intel Security
10 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
12 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
12 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) Network Security
12 5 (20.00%) IronPort
13 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
13 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
13 4 (16.00%) Junos
13 4 (16.00%) High Availability
13 4 (16.00%) SIEM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) BGP
1 23 (92.00%) OSPF
2 22 (88.00%) IPsec
3 20 (80.00%) VPN
4 17 (68.00%) WAN
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (16.00%) HSRP
9 4 (16.00%) Junos
9 4 (16.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) VRRP
10 3 (12.00%) DHCP
10 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.00%) RIP
10 3 (12.00%) SNMP
10 3 (12.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Designer
2 15 (60.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) IP Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IronPort Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) CatOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) High Availability
1 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.00%) SIEM
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) ISMS
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
3 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 13 (52.00%) JNCIS
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) CCIE
7 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (12.00%) CISSP
8 3 (12.00%) JNCIE
9 2 (8.00%) CCNA
10 1 (4.00%) HND
10 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Juniper
3 12 (48.00%) BT
4 8 (32.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.00%) IronPort
5 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (16.00%) Intel
7 3 (12.00%) F5
7 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Lotus
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) VMware
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