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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 123 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing MPLS 16 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 4.69% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
Median daily rate £329 £293 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% +56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £387 £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £150.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.92 £95.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-49.56% +245.45%
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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
428 405 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.84% 13.62% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 249 153
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £183.75 £24.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 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
West Yorkshire +6 11 £300 -20.00% 3
North Yorkshire -5 3 £351 +19.82%
South Yorkshire -5 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) BGP
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) VPN
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (40.63%) OSPF
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) LAN
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) CCNP
7 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
7 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
8 10 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
8 10 (31.25%) Electronics
8 10 (31.25%) Programme Management
8 10 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (31.25%) Marketing
8 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 10 (31.25%) Internet
8 10 (31.25%) SAP
8 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) VRRP
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012

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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 (15.63%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) BGP
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) VPN
2 15 (46.88%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) OSPF
4 12 (37.50%) LAN
5 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 9 (28.13%) VRRP
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (21.88%) EIGRP
7 7 (21.88%) IPv6
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
8 6 (18.75%) DSL
8 6 (18.75%) Network Security
8 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
9 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (12.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Informix
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Hudson
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 10 (31.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IP Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
5 1 (3.13%) IVR
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) High Availability
3 5 (15.63%) Software Licensing
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCNP
3 8 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (21.88%) CCIE
5 3 (9.38%) CCDA
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) CCDE
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Squid
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) vMotion
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (3.13%) Graphite
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Opsview
3 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) SAP
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
6 5 (15.63%) NETGEAR
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
7 4 (12.50%) F5
7 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.25%) IBM
9 2 (6.25%) Juniper
9 2 (6.25%) ScanSafe
9 2 (6.25%) Veritas
10 1 (3.13%) Panasonic
10 1 (3.13%) Sonus
10 1 (3.13%) Tekelec
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