Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 19 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 > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 37
Contract jobs citing MPLS 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Middlesex median daily rate - £400 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.67% -
South East median daily rate £368 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -8.13% -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex 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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.67% 17.93% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 17
Middlesex median daily rate £358 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £204 £309 £310
90th Percentile £567 £526 £570
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Middlesex median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPLS in Middlesex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPLS in Middlesex