The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 411 376 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing PPTP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
PPTP
England

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

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft