The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 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 Merseyside - - -
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 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.51% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.06% -30.00%
MPLS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.24% 12.50% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 8
Average daily rate £363 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MPLS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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MPLS
North West