The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 - 40 29
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 0.53% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.03% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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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Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.42% 17.55% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 13
Median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £800 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +84.21%
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 Warrington

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) IPv4
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Lisp
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 4 (100.00%) TRILL

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) IPv4
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) TRILL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration Lead
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Data Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Migration Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Lisp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) VMware