Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 31 March 2020 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 85 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -28
Contract jobs citing MPLS 1 15 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.16% 1.48% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 9.38% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £500 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% -3.23%
South East median daily rate £418 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +11.33% -21.05% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £43.21
% change year-on-year -5.45% -36.36% +226.11%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 59 160 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.49% 15.75% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 94 72
Median daily rate £413 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +9.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £164 £200 £163
90th Percentile £535 £625 £613
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.75% +93.94% -41.07%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £47.50 £47.38
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +91.18% -15.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MPLS in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for MPLS in West Sussex

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Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Gatwick - 1 £500 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) NIST
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) VMware