The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.19%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 253 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.64% 28.08% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 82
Average daily rate £340 £351 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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