The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 102 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing PPP 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.039% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £28.50
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
501 524 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.08% 20.60% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 277 282
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 6 £300 -
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PPP.

1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) L2TP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) SNMP
4 4 (57.14%) X.21
4 4 (57.14%) DSL
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Broadband
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Legal
6 2 (28.57%) SCSA
6 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Huawei

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) xDSL
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) L2TP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DSL
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) X.21
4 3 (42.86%) Broadband
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) DSLAM
5 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) SCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) VMware