The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 128 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Contract jobs citing MPLS 18 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 1.25% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 8.65% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 5
Average daily rate £311 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £368
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% -85.27%
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
395 370 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.59% 14.42% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 257 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 10 £313 -9.09% 4
North Yorkshire +3 4 £275 -
South Yorkshire -5 3 £410 +32.25%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) BGP
3 23 (58.97%) LAN
4 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (51.28%) OSPF
5 19 (48.72%) Firewall
5 19 (48.72%) F5
5 19 (48.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (43.59%) WAN
7 16 (41.03%) EIGRP
8 14 (35.90%) VPN
9 13 (33.33%) CCNP
9 13 (33.33%) CCNA
10 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
13 8 (20.51%) Wireless
13 8 (20.51%) VLAN
13 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (20.51%) Linux
13 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
13 8 (20.51%) HP
14 7 (17.95%) Project Management
14 7 (17.95%) RIP
14 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
14 7 (17.95%) Finance
14 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
14 7 (17.95%) FortiGate
15 6 (15.38%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) BGP
2 23 (58.97%) LAN
3 20 (51.28%) OSPF
4 19 (48.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (48.72%) Firewall
5 17 (43.59%) WAN
6 16 (41.03%) EIGRP
7 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (20.51%) VLAN
10 8 (20.51%) Wireless
11 7 (17.95%) RIP
12 6 (15.38%) HSRP
13 5 (12.82%) IPv4
13 5 (12.82%) VRRP
14 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
14 4 (10.26%) Internet
14 4 (10.26%) IPv6
14 4 (10.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Informix
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Redis
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Electronics
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco Support
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) IP Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) e-Health
2 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) High Availability
4 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.69%) Perl
1 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
2 13 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (10.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCSP
5 2 (5.13%) CISSP
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) FortiGate
2 5 (12.82%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (12.82%) OpenView
3 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (7.69%) Cacti
4 3 (7.69%) Graphite
4 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 3 (7.69%) Opsview
5 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) F5
3 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 8 (20.51%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.38%) SAP
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 5 (12.82%) NetQoS
7 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) BT
8 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) Brocade
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
9 2 (5.13%) Veritas
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
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