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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 94 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing MPLS 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 2.59% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £420 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
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
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
219 270 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.32% 12.49% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 166 156
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £533 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -19.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 2 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
Leeds +15 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Bradford - 1 - -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) BGP
5 10 (41.67%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 9 (37.50%) WAN
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (33.33%) CCNP
7 8 (33.33%) CCNA
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) VLAN
8 7 (29.17%) F5
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Internet
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) Dell
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (25.00%) SonicWALL
9 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.83%) NETGEAR
10 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
10 5 (20.83%) Office 365
10 5 (20.83%) CCDA

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 (20.83%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) BGP
3 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) DSL
7 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
7 5 (20.83%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (20.83%) VRRP
8 4 (16.67%) Network Security
8 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 3 (12.50%) VPLS
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless
10 2 (8.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) International Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Software Licensing
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Service Design
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCDA
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (4.17%) Squid
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) vMotion
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 5 (20.83%) NETGEAR
5 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (8.33%) BT
7 2 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard