The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 2 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PPP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PPP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 155 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.27% 18.72% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 98 41
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PPP across the Birmingham region.

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PPP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PPP.

1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco