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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 15.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £180.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-77.08% +718.18%
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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
15 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 19.23% 15.38% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate £275 £288 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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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

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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