The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP 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 PPTP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 590 - 563
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PPTP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PPTP
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
6821 6982 6122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.42% 15.00% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4092 3904 3244
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 419 359
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PPTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PPTP Daily Rate Trend in England

PPTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PPTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

PPTP
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 PPTP within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £400 -
PPTP
UK

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PPTP 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 PPTP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) PPP
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PPTP 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 PPTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Android Developer
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft