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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £210
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
35 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.07% 18.28% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 6
Average daily rate £340 £363 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +45.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.35 £14.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% -52.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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