The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £413 £291
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +41.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.00
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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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 379 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.82% 23.00% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 180 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £55.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VLE
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLE Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands