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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 47 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.98% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 1.12% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £416 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.36% +61.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.20%
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
76 89 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.96% 12.70% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 20
Median daily rate £370 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -17.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
Crawley +20 2 £501 +5.36%
Gatwick - 2 £374 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) DDNS
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) ISDN
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) DDNS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) Junos
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Tumbleweed
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media