The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Northampton 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 19 32
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 2.34% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £289 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.01% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+453.84% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.05% 11.72% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £198 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
MPLS
Northamptonshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Northampton