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 21 November 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
21 Nov 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 £345 £200 £411
% change year-on-year
+72.50% -51.36%
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
27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.38% 9.78% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
Average daily rate £373 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 - £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%