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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 95 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 £290
% change year-on-year
+37.89% -15.60%
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
270 197 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.26% 11.66% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 116 118
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.22 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £23.90 £36.00
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 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