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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
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
194 244 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.60% 24.45% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 70
Average daily rate £383 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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