Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 16 December 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)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.80% 1.66% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 23.08% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Bournemouth median daily rate £273 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% - -
10th Percentile £271 £300 £363
90th Percentile £274 £450 £388
Dorset median daily rate £273 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -27.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - -
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 7.48% 7.18% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 12
Bournemouth median daily rate £324 £371 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% -4.19% +7.64%
10th Percentile £271 £190 £193
90th Percentile £415 £450 £438
Dorset median daily rate £391 £393 £375
% change year-on-year -0.32% +4.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £25.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +137.21% -55.21%
Dorset median hourly rate £12.00 £36.00 £42.46
% change year-on-year -66.67% -15.21% +28.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Bournemouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
1 3 (100.00%) Skype

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel