The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £294
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -31.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.90% 12.99% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 13
Average daily rate £390 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £125 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.12% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £37.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £41.40 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%