The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £290 -
% change year-on-year
-15.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
247 229 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.91% 24.73% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 96
Average daily rate £375 £285 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPLS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading