Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +86
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.093% 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £300 £450
% change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £29.61

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 202 236 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.83% 18.27% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 93 30
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -1.36%
10th Percentile £230 £159 £224
90th Percentile £488 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 54 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +16.55% -10.90%
10th Percentile £18.60 £16.13 £14.40
90th Percentile £53.50 £49.75 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.39% -18.25% +9.60%

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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

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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

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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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

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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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto