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 4 August 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
4 Aug 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 £245 £290
% change year-on-year
+37.89% -15.60%
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
126 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.81% 18.71% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 35
Average daily rate £388 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £33.25 £16.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.81% -29.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £29.55 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%