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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
72 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.93% 18.38% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 33
Average daily rate £260 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £73 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%