The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 78 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +35.00%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 221 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.00% 21.58% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 122 95
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPLS across the Reading region.

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in Reading