Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 118 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -43 +30
Contract jobs citing MPLS 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.24% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 1.63% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £360 - £400
10th Percentile £350 - £253
90th Percentile £474 - £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 - £400
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 156 245 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.36% 14.94% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 124 132
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £403 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -6.40% +7.50%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £510 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £16.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.39% +45.65% -23.33%
10th Percentile £14.31 £15.30 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.34 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.10 £12.00
% change year-on-year -6.08% +50.83% -46.89%

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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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

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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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos