The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.77%
MPLS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.49% 13.79% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 6
Median daily rate £263 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPLS across the Leicestershire region.

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire