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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 615 610 570
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing L2TP 7 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £304
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - -
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
7718 7768 6693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.08% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 4290 3593
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 423 375
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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
South East - 7 - -
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) HSRP
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) RIP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) IPv4
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (11.11%) CCSP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Perl

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) HSRP
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) RIP
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) PPP
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCIP
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) F5