The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
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 £338 - £210
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.76% 10.29% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 26
Average daily rate £350 £401 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%