The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 195 215 199
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing PPP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £364
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
718 698 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 10.99% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 465 555
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.45 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PPP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (100.00%) SNMP
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 10 (100.00%) VRRP
1 10 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 10 (100.00%) HSRP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Change Management
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) TACACS
3 8 (80.00%) OpenNMS
3 8 (80.00%) FlexPod
3 8 (80.00%) RANCID
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (100.00%) SNMP
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 10 (100.00%) VRRP
1 10 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 10 (100.00%) HSRP
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) TACACS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Support
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) CCIE
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) OpenNMS
1 8 (80.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco