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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +53.84%
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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
13 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.18% 2.35% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
Average daily rate £428 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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

MPLS
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