The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.19% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 5.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £485 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year - +0.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% -4.34%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 59 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.32% 21.38% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 27
Median daily rate £300 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% -17.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing MPLS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Bracknell

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Bracknell

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Bracknell

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Bracknell over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MPLS in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) DSL
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) ADSL
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) RIP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) xDSL
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) BC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BGP
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) ADSL
2 5 (62.50%) DSL
2 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) RIP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) xDSL
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) SDH
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) BC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CCDA
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) SAP