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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.41% -
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
222 243 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.64% 24.30% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 111
Average daily rate £375 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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