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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 114 116 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing MPLS 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 2.40% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 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 £329 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £387 £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.92 £95.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-49.56% +137.50%
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
266 250 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.10% 11.68% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 151 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £13.13 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £18.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 11 £300 -20.00% 2
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) BGP
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) VPN
4 13 (48.15%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) CCNP
7 10 (37.04%) Internet
7 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
8 9 (33.33%) VRRP
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (25.93%) Electronics
10 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
10 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
10 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (25.93%) Marketing
10 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) CCNA
10 7 (25.93%) IPv6

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 (18.52%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) BGP
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) VPN
3 13 (48.15%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) OSPF
5 10 (37.04%) Internet
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 9 (33.33%) VRRP
7 7 (25.93%) IPv6
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 6 (22.22%) Network Security
9 5 (18.52%) DHCP
9 5 (18.52%) DSL
9 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
9 5 (18.52%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.81%) IPv4
10 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Informix
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Software Licensing
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 6 (22.22%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CCDA
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) CCDE
7 1 (3.70%) CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) Squid
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) vMotion
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) Graphite
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
5 5 (18.52%) NETGEAR
5 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (18.52%) SonicWALL
6 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) ScanSafe
8 2 (7.41%) Veritas
9 1 (3.70%) Citrix
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle