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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -5.55%
MPLS
West Yorkshire

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
9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.28% 12.03% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Average daily rate £443 £276 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.18% -27.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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

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