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 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 129 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing MPLS 17 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 1.16% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 7.49% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 9
Median daily rate £325 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £336
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
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
395 494 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.89% 15.50% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 312 152
Median daily rate £388 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 September 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 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
West Yorkshire +15 15 £300 -20.00% 4
North Yorkshire +5 2 £351 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (37.93%) BGP
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (27.59%) CCNP
7 8 (27.59%) VLAN
8 7 (24.14%) CCIE
8 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.69%) F5
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) HP
9 6 (20.69%) DSL
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 6 (20.69%) Network Security
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) SonicWALL

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 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) BGP
3 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) VLAN
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 6 (20.69%) DSL
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) DHCP
7 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
7 5 (17.24%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (17.24%) VRRP
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
9 3 (10.34%) ADSL
9 3 (10.34%) Broadband
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Informix
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) International Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Software Licensing
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) CCIE
5 5 (17.24%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCDE
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (3.45%) Squid
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) vMotion
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
5 5 (17.24%) NETGEAR
5 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
5 5 (17.24%) SonicWALL
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) Avaya
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) ScanSafe
8 1 (3.45%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) Samsung
8 1 (3.45%) Tekelec