The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 20 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPLS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.98% - 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £391 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.92 £95.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-49.56% +137.50%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.80% 14.29% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 33
Median daily rate £350 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £158 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared