Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +92
Contract jobs citing MPLS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.61% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
South Wales median daily rate £338 - -
Wales median daily rate £325 - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 155 220 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.82% 19.25% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 148 172
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +21.21% -12.00%
10th Percentile £154 £221 £213
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -20.94% +16.79% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +87.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.75 £11.03
90th Percentile £35.69 £77.50 £27.80
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £21.00 £11.55
% change year-on-year -38.76% +81.82% -27.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPLS in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 6 £338 - 1
MPLS
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE Service Provider

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Junos
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCDA
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) VMware