The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 63 35
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.15% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.32% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.00 £33.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+181.48% +10.65%
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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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 76 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.15% 11.76% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 36
Average daily rate £340 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales