The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +93.54%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.77% 10.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
Average daily rate £415 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham