Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.88% 0.85% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 4.88% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Derbyshire median daily rate £300 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -13.67%
10th Percentile £236 £139 £272
90th Percentile £325 £288 £397
East Midlands median daily rate £283 £275 £375
% change year-on-year +2.73% -26.67% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - £150.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £100.00

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 82 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 12.98% 17.48% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 41
Derbyshire median daily rate £300 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +7.20% -9.42%
10th Percentile £108 £200 £174
90th Percentile £528 £500 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £10.81 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.33% -59.20% +161.73%
10th Percentile £11.37 £8.94 £12.65
90th Percentile £15.46 £13.33 £124.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% +11.11%

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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

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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

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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 25 July 2017. 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 +4 4 £288 +4.55%
Derby -22 1 £313 +171.74%
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) ATM

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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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ATM
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Intel
2 3 (60.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed