Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.34% 1.26% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 4.71% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Slough median daily rate - £360 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.49% -23.15%
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £21.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year - -59.40% -20.83%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 85 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 23.45% 26.81% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 96
Slough median daily rate £325 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +2.27% +1.54%
10th Percentile £203 £211 £213
90th Percentile £545 £446 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Slough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Arista

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Arista
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) HP