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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.51% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.06% -30.00%
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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
3 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.96% 9.52% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 18
Average daily rate £425 £275 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -36.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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