The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank - 133 122
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PPP
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
616 725 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.66% 25.67% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 312 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP 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 PPP.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP 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 PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper