The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +449.61%
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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 Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.81% 8.26% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £375 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +37.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool