The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.91% 14.15% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 33
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff