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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 195 - 227
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PPP 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% - 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
799 879 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.29% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 586 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PPP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

PPP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) SNMP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) VRRP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) HSRP
1 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) OpenNMS
4 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
4 3 (42.86%) RANCID
4 3 (42.86%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SNMP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
1 6 (85.71%) VRRP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) HSRP
1 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) OpenNMS
1 3 (42.86%) RANCID
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco