Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 January 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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.38% 1.36% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 6.80% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Derbyshire median daily rate £235 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +28.57% -59.42%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £163
90th Percentile £253 £308 £188
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £225 £175
% change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - £5.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £5.00

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 18.89% 19.96% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 53
Derbyshire median daily rate £340 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% -19.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £107
90th Percentile £438 £478 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Derbyshire median hourly rate £40.00 £9.13 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +338.36% -34.35% -26.84%
10th Percentile £14.49 £8.69 £6.63
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.35 £17.34
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £16.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -15.22% +13.56% -24.36%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Derbyshire

MPLS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Derbyshire

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Chesterfield +2 2 £235 +4.44%
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft