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 31 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
31 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 - £283
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
121 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.67% 18.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%