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 July 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 Jul 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 £400 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
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 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.23% 14.90% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 51
Median daily rate £365 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £72 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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