The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 125 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 10 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.93% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 6.28% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 3
Median daily rate £313 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -11.11%
MPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
402 430 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.99% 14.77% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 269 160
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +40.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £117.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MPLS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
West Yorkshire +1 9 £313 -10.71% 8
South Yorkshire -9 1 - - 2
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) BGP
3 21 (75.00%) OSPF
4 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (50.00%) LAN
5 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) CCNP
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) Firewall
7 10 (35.71%) F5
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
9 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
9 8 (28.57%) Electronics
9 8 (28.57%) Marketing
9 8 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
9 8 (28.57%) SAP
9 8 (28.57%) CCNA
9 8 (28.57%) IPv6
9 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) RIP
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) BGP
2 21 (75.00%) OSPF
3 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 14 (50.00%) LAN
4 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (35.71%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) IPv6
8 7 (25.00%) RIP
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Internet
10 5 (17.86%) IPv4
10 5 (17.86%) Wireless
11 4 (14.29%) FWSM
11 4 (14.29%) HSRP
11 4 (14.29%) VRRP
12 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
12 3 (10.71%) VLAN
13 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Informix
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Electronics
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 8 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Support
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Support
4 5 (17.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IP Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) e-Health
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) IBM XIV
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 5 (17.86%) High Availability
2 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) OpenUP
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) CCDE
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (17.86%) OpenView
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.57%) Graphite
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Opsview
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
4 7 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (17.86%) NetQoS
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.14%) Veritas
9 1 (3.57%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds