The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £244 £424
% change year-on-year
+56.76% -42.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.27 £15.79 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.64% -39.26%
VLE
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 107 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.40% 26.10% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 58
Average daily rate £320 £394 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.70 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge