The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+181.48% +18.42%
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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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.24% 3.33% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 19
Average daily rate £430 £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +32.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Halifax