The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 35 34
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.38% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +3.63%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.29% 17.34% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 46
Average daily rate £450 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +160.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MPLS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon