The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% -4.34%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 80 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.80% 16.81% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 34
Median daily rate £324 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -22.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £29.13 £34.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.57% +72.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £26.90 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £34.90 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing MPLS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire