The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 2 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 415 422 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing L2TP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.012% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £269
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
L2TP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3166 3056 3442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.84% 12.29% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2045 2009 2143
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in London

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing L2TP across the London region.

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in London

L2TP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 2
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware