The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Southampton 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 32 28
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.63% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £289 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.01% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -39.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.77% 14.39% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 19
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
MPLS
Hampshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPLS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton