The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.85% 1.42% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 4.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £188 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% -4.34%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 50 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 20.34% 35.46% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £350 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -11.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing MPLS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Newbury

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Newbury

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Newbury region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Cramer
3 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) BSS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) eTOM
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (33.33%) Cramer
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy