The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 62 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.28% 0.19% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 1.06% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £223 £475 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.15% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £475 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £475 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +73.92%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.47% 17.67% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 46
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Median hourly rate £24.30 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Gatwick - 2 £223 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Information Management
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) PKI
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (44.44%) Junos
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) 4G
4 4 (44.44%) F5
4 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 4 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) 3G
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) DDNS
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) DSL
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) ISDN
2 4 (44.44%) Junos
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) TACACS
2 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
3 3 (33.33%) BYOD
3 3 (33.33%) iSeries
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Information Management
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
2 4 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow