The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 26
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 3.94% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.04%  
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £325 £283
% change year-on-year - +15.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 25 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 6.17% 19.69% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 89 171
Cheltenham median daily rate £195 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -25.00%  
10th Percentile £193 £290 £225
90th Percentile £203 £388 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £335 £330 £410
% change year-on-year +1.51% -19.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +260.14%  
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +100.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Cheltenham