The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VPLS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 188 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.72% 10.84% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 107 152
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £481 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £22.93 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire