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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.66%
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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
23 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 13.58% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £73.75 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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