The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 47 43
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.92% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -76.38%
MPLS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.19% 13.03% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 14
Average daily rate £375 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £10.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £50.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire