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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 12.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £180.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-85.27% +445.45%
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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
6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.91% 16.67% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £363 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £160 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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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