The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
642 613 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 25.27% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 206 191
Average daily rate £325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VPLS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Bracknell - - - -
VPLS
South East