The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 588 613 607
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing L2TP 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £318 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £396 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £490 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £475 £260
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +82.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £38.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% +29.71%
L2TP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6861 7181 7561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.21% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 4271 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 443 411
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing L2TP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in England

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing L2TP across the England region.

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in England

L2TP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the England region.

L2TP Hourly Rate Trend in England

L2TP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the England region over the 3 months to 8 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
London +2 6 £325 -5.10%
South East +36 4 £300 -
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing L2TP 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 England region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) MPLS
2 14 (87.50%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) IPsec
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (68.75%) BGP
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
4 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
5 10 (62.50%) CCNP
5 10 (62.50%) Juniper
5 10 (62.50%) Firewall
6 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
6 9 (56.25%) PPP
7 8 (50.00%) VMware
8 7 (43.75%) SNMP
8 7 (43.75%) Network Management
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (37.50%) xDSL
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 6 (37.50%) Windows
9 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
10 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) RIP
10 5 (31.25%) CCNA
10 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) Network Design
11 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (25.00%) X.21
11 4 (25.00%) SSH

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) IPsec
1 14 (87.50%) MPLS
1 14 (87.50%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
4 9 (56.25%) PPP
5 7 (43.75%) SNMP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 6 (37.50%) xDSL
7 5 (31.25%) RIP
8 4 (25.00%) 802.11
8 4 (25.00%) Broadband
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) DSL
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) X.21
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (18.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) FreeBSD
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) CLAS
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
1 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) BT
4 3 (18.75%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Draytek
5 2 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Meraki
5 2 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) Vyatta
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed