The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 430 431 419
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing PPP 6 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.004% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.035% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 15
Median daily rate £350 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
PPP
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
2822 2822 3129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.42% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1853 1914 2130
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 81
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in London

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in London

PPP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £315 -
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PPP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) CCIE
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) Frame Relay
4 5 (62.50%) HSRP
4 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (50.00%) Meraki
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Frame Relay
4 5 (62.50%) HSRP
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) VRRP
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) L2TP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CME
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Meraki
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds