Period
to 16 January 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 16 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +8
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.17% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% - 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £269 - £210
Scotland median daily rate £344 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -1.79% -0.71% +41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £65.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year - +118.49% +14.42%

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 149 198 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.99% 18.75% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 109
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% +6.15% -
10th Percentile £135 £184 £135
90th Percentile £550 £450 £452
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £17.32 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +40.24% -63.41%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -43.33%

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

MPLS
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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

MPLS
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Tandberg