The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +73.92%
MPLS
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.00% 15.60% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 10
Median daily rate £400 £316 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -19.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford