The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP 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
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 396 422 414
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing PPP 20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.098% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
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
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% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PPP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PPP across the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PPP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PPP 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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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
City of London - 9 £300 - 3
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PPP 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 PPP.

1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
1 17 (70.83%) BGP
2 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 16 (66.67%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) VRRP
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) SNMP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 16 (66.67%) HSRP
3 15 (62.50%) UNIX
4 14 (58.33%) Perl
4 14 (58.33%) CCIE
5 13 (54.17%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (50.00%) FlexPod
6 12 (50.00%) RANCID
6 12 (50.00%) OpenNMS
6 12 (50.00%) TACACS
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (33.33%) Change Management
9 7 (29.17%) R
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) Law
12 2 (8.33%) Project Management
12 2 (8.33%) CCNA
12 2 (8.33%) DHCP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PPP 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 PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) BGP
2 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 16 (66.67%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) VRRP
2 16 (66.67%) SNMP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 16 (66.67%) HSRP
3 12 (50.00%) TACACS
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) Broadband
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) IPv6
6 1 (4.17%) L2TP
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Network Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) R
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) RANCID
1 12 (50.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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