The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 572 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.29% 19.14% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 310 215
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England