Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 January 2019 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 137 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -54 +30
Contract jobs citing MPLS 19 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.61% 0.25% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 1.69% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 31
Surrey median daily rate £383 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £345 £360 £363
90th Percentile £538 £583 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -8.24% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +103.70% - -71.78%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 391 414 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.65% 14.96% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 253 232
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +3.38%
10th Percentile £143 £136 £163
90th Percentile £588 £600 £549
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 40
Surrey median hourly rate £15.90 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -61.88% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.33 £11.20
90th Percentile £33.13 £24.50 £42.05
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year +26.62% -21.91% -31.54%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPLS in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Guildford -10 7 £375 +7.14% 1
Epsom - 2 £390 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) HTTP
3 9 (47.37%) L2TP
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (47.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Puppet
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) CCIE
7 5 (26.32%) CCNP
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) BGP
7 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
7 5 (26.32%) F5
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 9 (47.37%) L2TP
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) Skype
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Handset
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCDA
4 2 (10.53%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE Data Center
4 2 (10.53%) CCSA
4 2 (10.53%) CCSE
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) Sonus
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Huawei
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed