The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 105 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing MPLS 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.81% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 3.92% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
Median daily rate £300 £375 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £296 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-67.00% +60.45%
MPLS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 306 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.51% 13.67% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 188 97
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £97.75 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Leeds +11 14 £300 -25.00% 3
Bradford - 1 - -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) BGP
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (34.78%) CCNA
7 8 (34.78%) LAN
7 8 (34.78%) WAN
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
8 7 (30.43%) VPN
8 7 (30.43%) CCNP
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
9 6 (26.09%) DNS
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
10 5 (21.74%) NETGEAR
10 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) F5
10 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) SAS
10 5 (21.74%) Dell

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) VLAN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) DSL
6 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
6 5 (21.74%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (21.74%) VRRP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) VPLS
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Informix
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) International Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Software Licensing
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNA
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCDA
3 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCDE
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (4.35%) Squid
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) vMotion
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Dell
5 5 (21.74%) F5
5 5 (21.74%) NETGEAR
5 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas