The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.75% 5.10% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 25
Average daily rate £324 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification