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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 404 420 428
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing L2TP 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.034% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
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£400 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-53.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
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
3089 2982 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.00% 12.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1848 1837
Average daily rate £411 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 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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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
City of London - 1 £375 -
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Broadband
1 9 (90.00%) PPP
1 9 (90.00%) MPLS
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) IPv4
1 9 (90.00%) IPv6
2 7 (70.00%) User Experience
3 6 (60.00%) Change Control
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) ADSL
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) CCVP
6 1 (10.00%) VDSL
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Broadband
1 9 (90.00%) PPP
1 9 (90.00%) IPv4
1 9 (90.00%) IPv6
1 9 (90.00%) MPLS
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) VDSL
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCVP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper