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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England / London
Rank 403 - 405
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PPP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% - 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.081% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £358 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £365 £203
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +80.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

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
2475 2704 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.82% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1768 1877
Median daily rate £450 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 84
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 20 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) HSRP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Meraki
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008

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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) HSRP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
5 3 (42.86%) IPsec
5 3 (42.86%) L2TP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Meraki
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Arista
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed