Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 November 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 2.19% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £373 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £358 £290 £259
90th Percentile £393 £372 £410
South West median daily rate £370 £363 £403
% change year-on-year +2.07% -9.94% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 91 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.66% 14.75% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 95 89
Gloucestershire median daily rate £305 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -12.16% +13.85%
10th Percentile £126 £122 £162
90th Percentile £439 £445 £475
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco