The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £230
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +111.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VPLS
Hampshire

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
72 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.40% 20.21% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 39
Median daily rate £350 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £309 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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