The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 27 27
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -85.27%
MPLS
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
14 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.74% 14.29% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Average daily rate £325 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

MPLS
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