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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 570 565 537
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing PPP 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
PPP
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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
7610 6596 6712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.02% 13.30% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4218 3558 3455
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 365 546
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 1 May 2015. 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
South East -2 10 £325 +1.96% 4
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) VPN
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (44.44%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SNMP
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) ATM
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (33.33%) VRRP
5 6 (33.33%) DMVPN
5 6 (33.33%) HSRP
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) CCNA
6 5 (27.78%) CCIE
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Veritas
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) VPN
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) OSPF
2 8 (44.44%) BGP
3 6 (33.33%) SNMP
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) ATM
3 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 6 (33.33%) VRRP
3 6 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 6 (33.33%) HSRP
4 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 4 (22.22%) TACACS
4 4 (22.22%) DSLAM
4 4 (22.22%) xDSL
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Support
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Relationships Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Android Development
3 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCIE
3 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 4 (22.22%) SCSA
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenNMS
1 4 (22.22%) RANCID
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Veritas
2 4 (22.22%) Sun
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Huawei
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