Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - +47 +1
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.89% - 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% - 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Basingstoke median daily rate - - £400
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £350 £432
% change year-on-year +28.57% -18.93% +51.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year - +0.36% -

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 198 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.42% 22.31% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 39 67
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £300 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.42% -28.14% +28.46%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £270
90th Percentile £577 £488 £558
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -7.69%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Basingstoke

MPLS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MPLS in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Brocade
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) MVNO
2 5 (83.33%) SCTP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) CESG
3 4 (66.67%) Motorola
3 4 (66.67%) MS Access
3 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (50.00%) PMO
4 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) MSI

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) MVNO
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) SCTP
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Engineering Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) IP Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Brocade
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Motorola
3 3 (50.00%) Ericsson