The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP 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 PPTP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 413 401 383
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing PPTP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.036% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£405 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PPTP
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
2934 2774 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 11.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1817 1914
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 134
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PPTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PPTP Daily Rate Trend in London

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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 PPTP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 £405 - 1
PPTP
England

PPTP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PPTP 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 PPTP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PPTP 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 PPTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft