The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.79% 18.26% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 16
Average daily rate £325 £425 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +58.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £69.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPLS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPLS across the Basingstoke region.

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VPLS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper