Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 134 93
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.21% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.74% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £560 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.00% -26.70%
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year +103.70% -71.88% +0.36%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 218 288 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.95% 12.10% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 140 168
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £158 £263
90th Percentile £500 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.50% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.61 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.24 £56.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.82% -32.00% +0.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MPLS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Buckinghamshire