The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 20.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-77.08% +453.84%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.55% 7.69% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate £233 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £283 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford