Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 17 June 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 80 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 0.99% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £399 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +22.69% -
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £441
% change year-on-year +6.67% -15.01% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 172 203 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.85% 18.71% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 94 76
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +30.95%
10th Percentile £171 £154 £305
90th Percentile £514 £500 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 24
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -42.86% +53.51%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.10 £36.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.80 £59.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.75
% change year-on-year -17.09% -47.28% +54.08%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 6 £450 - 6
MPLS
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) VPLS
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (83.33%) Meraki
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) VXLAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCDA
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DSL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Firepower
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
1 5 (83.33%) VPLS
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) VXLAN
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Presales Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Network Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCDA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Meraki