Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 July 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing MPLS 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 6.61% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Glasgow median daily rate £385 £232 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.31% +2.89% -41.94%
10th Percentile £365 £191 £175
90th Percentile £400 £242 £284
Scotland median daily rate £350 £242 £263
% change year-on-year +44.48% -7.71% -27.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £33.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -59.09% -27.47% -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 121 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.11% 9.42% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 94
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +6.77% +2.31%
10th Percentile £198 £160 £210
90th Percentile £488 £463 £431
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -41.86% +156.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +29.03%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) ADSL
5 4 (44.44%) ATM
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) RIP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) DSL
5 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) BC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) xDSL
5 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) ADSL
3 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) ATM
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) DSL
4 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) RIP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) xDSL
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) DWDM
6 1 (11.11%) PSTN
6 1 (11.11%) SDH
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) BC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Ciena
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Openreach