The first table below looks at the demand for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 568 498 576
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +78
Contract jobs citing L2TP 22 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.076% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £220 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-51.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing L2TP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

L2TP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +7 21 £215 -
London -25 1 £350 +7.69%
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing L2TP 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 L2TP.

1 25 (75.76%) Configuration Management
2 23 (69.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 21 (63.64%) Velocent
3 21 (63.64%) LDAP
4 20 (60.61%) DNS
4 20 (60.61%) Change Management
4 20 (60.61%) Juniper
4 20 (60.61%) GGSN
4 20 (60.61%) SGSN
4 20 (60.61%) Fault Management
5 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
6 17 (51.52%) Performance Management
6 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
7 10 (30.30%) RANAP
7 10 (30.30%) MVNO
7 10 (30.30%) 4G
7 10 (30.30%) 3G
7 10 (30.30%) Front Office
8 9 (27.27%) SS7
9 8 (24.24%) MGW
10 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (15.15%) LTE
11 5 (15.15%) MPLS
12 4 (12.12%) Nokia
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) Cisco
12 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
12 4 (12.12%) Validation
13 3 (9.09%) Firewall
14 2 (6.06%) VPN

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing L2TP 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 L2TP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) LDAP
2 20 (60.61%) DNS
2 20 (60.61%) GGSN
2 20 (60.61%) SGSN
3 10 (30.30%) RANAP
3 10 (30.30%) MVNO
3 10 (30.30%) 4G
3 10 (30.30%) 3G
4 9 (27.27%) SS7
5 8 (24.24%) MGW
6 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (15.15%) LTE
7 5 (15.15%) MPLS
8 3 (9.09%) Firewall
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) OSPF
9 2 (6.06%) BGP
9 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) RIP
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
General
1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Support
3 5 (15.15%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Configuration Management
2 20 (60.61%) Change Management
2 20 (60.61%) Fault Management
3 17 (51.52%) Performance Management
3 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCIE
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 21 (63.64%) Velocent
3 20 (60.61%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) Nokia
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint