The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 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 Newbury - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VPLS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 29.09% 26.53% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 17
Median daily rate £275 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -27.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%