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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing VPLS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
83 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.62% 17.58% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 45
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Median hourly rate £24.30 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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