The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 30 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 East of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £283 -
% change year-on-year
-13.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 384 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.91% 16.14% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 148 238
Average daily rate £315 £293 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPLS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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