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 26 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPLS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £165
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
195 136 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.55% 8.79% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 73 64
Average daily rate £343 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.87% +6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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

VPLS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £313 -
VPLS
Yorkshire

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (33.33%) VCAP
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco