The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £413 £291
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +41.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.06% 19.74% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 23
Average daily rate £283 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -63.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £13.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Leicestershire region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire