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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - - 404
Contract jobs citing PPTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
2681 2809 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.62% 13.39% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1823 1696
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 83 73
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Python

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft