The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 559 554 568
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing PPP 19 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
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£335 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £371 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7493 6619 8224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.55% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 3679 3812
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 381 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in England

PPP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PPP across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

PPP Daily Rate Histogram in England

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in England

PPP
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 PPP within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 13 £350 +16.66% 3
South East -4 3 £281 -24.19% 2
South West - 2 £538 -
East of England - 1 £335 -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (56.67%) Cisco
1 17 (56.67%) BGP
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) OSPF
4 12 (40.00%) CCIE
4 12 (40.00%) VPN
5 11 (36.67%) CCNP
6 10 (33.33%) SNMP
6 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (33.33%) UNIX
6 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 9 (30.00%) VRRP
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) DMVPN
7 9 (30.00%) HSRP
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (23.33%) Change Management
8 7 (23.33%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (23.33%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
9 6 (20.00%) TACACS
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) RANCID
9 6 (20.00%) FlexPod
9 6 (20.00%) OpenNMS
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) SNA

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) BGP
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) OSPF
3 12 (40.00%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) SNMP
4 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 9 (30.00%) DMVPN
5 9 (30.00%) VRRP
5 9 (30.00%) HSRP
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 6 (20.00%) TACACS
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) SNA
9 4 (13.33%) IGRP
9 4 (13.33%) FDDI
9 4 (13.33%) SMDS
9 4 (13.33%) MPLS
9 4 (13.33%) X.25
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) R
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCIE
3 11 (36.67%) CCNP
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCDA
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) OpenNMS
1 6 (20.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) F5
2 2 (6.67%) Nortel
2 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) Nokia
3 1 (3.33%) Siemens
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) Agilent
3 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.33%) Aruba
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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