The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 122 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing L2TP 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.42% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £260 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £311 £210
% change year-on-year
- +48.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
L2TP
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 Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 712 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 26.90% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 319 231
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.20 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing L2TP across the Berkshire region.

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

L2TP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - - 1
L2TP
South East

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing L2TP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited L2TP.

1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing L2TP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited L2TP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper