Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 82 111
Rank change year-on-year -29 +29 -20
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.34% 1.09% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 6.09% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £560 £230 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.48% -54.00% +104.08%
10th Percentile £362 £230 £475
90th Percentile £568 £326 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £560 £350 £478
% change year-on-year +60.00% -26.70% +50.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 228 230 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.94% 17.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £197 £225 £258
90th Percentile £539 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.74% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +30.61%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPLS in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Tufin
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (50.00%) Qualys
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) WAP
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (16.67%) Business Development
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) X.25
5 1 (16.67%) xDSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) Qualys
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (50.00%) Tufin
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel