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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18  
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% 4.29% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 18.54% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 4
Median daily rate £425 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +52.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £363 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £363 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £316
% change year-on-year +3.44% +14.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -31.81% +6.66%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 70 151 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 10.95% 23.12% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 96 47
Median daily rate £300 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +6.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +153.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing MPLS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 1 £450 -
MPLS
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Ciena
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet

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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 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Ciena
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper