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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £310 -
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -
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
186 151 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.61% 13.36% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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