Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 21 November 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 63
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 1.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.00% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
East Sussex median daily rate - £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.23% +13.04%
South East median daily rate £368 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -8.13% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -71.88% +0.36% +16.66%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 40 40 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.21% 7.65% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 54
East Sussex median daily rate £355 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -9.09% +14.78%
10th Percentile £123 £122 £243
90th Percentile £601 £615 £380
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - £22.59 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +131.69% -48.41%
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in East Sussex

MPLS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in East Sussex