The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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 Leeds - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £230
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +117.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VPLS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 217 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.36% 16.18% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 146 88
Average daily rate £390 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £76.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.57% +254.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPLS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds