The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 34 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.48% - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £313
% change year-on-year +3.44% +16.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -31.81% +10.00%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 18 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.71% 6.14% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 17
Median daily rate £313 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +0.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £338 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing MPLS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in East Sussex

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Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
MPLS
South East

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI

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Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware