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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 47 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing MPLS 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.15% 0.21% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 1.69% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £413 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +61.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +42.50%

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
60 59 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.88% 12.50% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 72
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Median hourly rate £45.87 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.64% -61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £36.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Crawley +20 9 £400 -15.78%
Gatwick - 1 £463 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) SLA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) F5
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design
5 5 (33.33%) CMDB
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (20.00%) Virgin Media
7 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (20.00%) CCDP
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) 3G
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) DDNS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) DSL
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) ISDN
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) CMDB
3 3 (20.00%) BBC
3 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) PKI
5 1 (6.67%) BYOD
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) iSeries
5 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (6.67%) Invoice Processing
7 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCDP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware