Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPLS over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 36 30
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median daily rate - £400 -
Berkshire median daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 -

VPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 79 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.24% 14.78% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 35
Slough median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £270 £179 £162
90th Percentile £502 £498 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 - £13.43
10th Percentile £165.00 - £12.81
90th Percentile £175.00 - £14.74
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +61.54% -27.78%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in Slough

VPLS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPLS in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPLS in Slough