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 19 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
19 Sep 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 £250 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
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
19 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.51% 6.37% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £11.75 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%