The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+73.92% -3.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.92% 8.86% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 24
Average daily rate £313 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MPLS across the Bedfordshire region.

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire