Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +67
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.34% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Cardiff median daily rate £350 - -
South Wales median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 69 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.36% 12.39% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 130
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -19.38%
10th Percentile £137 £191 £211
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £324 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -17.52% +20.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% +14.29%
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +25.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPLS in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Junos
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) BGP
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) CCDA
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) Junos
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) CCDA
4 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) CCDP
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) VMware