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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 85 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPLS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% - 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
144 171 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.97% 12.28% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 118 106
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco