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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
267 273 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.01% 12.94% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 161 108
Median daily rate £425 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £136 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 2
Median hourly rate £15.32 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.70% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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