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 2 May 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
2 May 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 Sussex - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £500 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +66.66%
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
132 107 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.55% 18.07% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 51
Median daily rate £366 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £43.75 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £15.50 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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