The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 56 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 9 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.36% 2.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 11.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Median daily rate £363 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 127 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.66% 18.68% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 65 58
Median daily rate £361 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.57% -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swindon -3 7 £363 -23.68%
Chippenham - 1 £325 - 1
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 33 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (91.67%) Juniper
2 33 (91.67%) WAN
3 32 (88.89%) VPN
3 32 (88.89%) CCNP
3 32 (88.89%) BGP
3 32 (88.89%) IPsec
3 32 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 32 (88.89%) Security Cleared
4 31 (86.11%) OSPF
5 28 (77.78%) DV Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) JNCIS
7 17 (47.22%) BT
8 16 (44.44%) Linux
9 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
10 13 (36.11%) Firewall
10 13 (36.11%) JNCIP
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (13.89%) SIEM
12 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
12 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
12 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
13 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
14 3 (8.33%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) CCNA
15 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
15 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
15 2 (5.56%) CCIE
15 2 (5.56%) HND

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 32 (88.89%) BGP
2 32 (88.89%) IPsec
2 32 (88.89%) VPN
3 31 (86.11%) OSPF
4 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 13 (36.11%) Firewall
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.56%) HSRP
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.78%) Multicast
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
8 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Designer
2 30 (83.33%) Network Designer
3 13 (36.11%) IP Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) CatOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) SIEM
2 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 2 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (5.56%) Change Management
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Network Management
2 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.78%) Data Management
3 1 (2.78%) High Availability
3 1 (2.78%) Information Security
3 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL
3 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.78%) Logistics
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Server Building
3 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (88.89%) CCNP
2 32 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 32 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 28 (77.78%) DV Cleared
4 18 (50.00%) JNCIS
5 13 (36.11%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 33 (91.67%) Juniper
3 17 (47.22%) BT
4 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
4 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
5 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel
7 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas
7 1 (2.78%) ZyXEL