The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
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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 Northampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.53% 10.92% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +111.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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

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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