The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPLS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
225 192 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.40% 12.00% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 126 88
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.11 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

VPLS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto