The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.78% 8.64% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate £500 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
MPLS
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MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands