Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing MPLS 8 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.64% 0.70% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 3.75% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £353 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.76% -23.68% -
10th Percentile £351 £313 £325
90th Percentile £450 £438 £538
South West median daily rate £353 £363 £403
% change year-on-year -2.76% -9.94% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 173 240 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.75% 18.66% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 140 144
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -13.41%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £210
90th Percentile £600 £551 £538
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.78% +15.38% +67.96%
10th Percentile £14.35 £28.34 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.53 £77.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Wiltshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Wiltshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Wiltshire

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Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Chippenham +9 3 - -
MPLS
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Network Management
2 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 7 (87.50%) SevOne
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) SevOne
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto