The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VPLS
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 89 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.96% 12.59% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 20
Median daily rate £370 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VPLS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VPLS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex