The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 11 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 Northamptonshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -0.95%
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.29% 11.51% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 23
Average daily rate £388 £458 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +103.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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Northampton - - - -
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East Midlands