Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 141 139
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 -55
Contract jobs citing MPLS 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.48% 0.55% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 3.93% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Surrey median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £374 £289 £365
90th Percentile £690 £481 £385
South East median daily rate £415 £413 £382
% change year-on-year +0.61% +8.13% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £42.96 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.26% +218.22% -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 324 458 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.51% 14.11% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 267 248
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% +12.21% -5.31%
10th Percentile £213 £129 £181
90th Percentile £610 £600 £565
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Surrey median hourly rate £18.57 £23.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +53.23% -61.25%
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.75 £11.89
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.50 £39.78
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% +38.89% -25.70%

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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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £669 -
Farnham - 2 £500 -
Godalming - 2 £394 -
Guildford +20 1 £388 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £690 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (30.00%) Architectural Design
5 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (30.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
5 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) WSUS
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) 802.11
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) IGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Multicast
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Communications Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Architectural Design
2 3 (30.00%) Email Filtering
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Meraki