The first table below looks at the demand for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Reading 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing L2TP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 225 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 24.04% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 96
Average daily rate £338 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £131 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
L2TP
Berkshire

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing L2TP across the Reading region.

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing L2TP 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 L2TP.

1 17 (94.44%) Change Management
2 16 (88.89%) Juniper
2 16 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 16 (88.89%) LDAP
2 16 (88.89%) Velocent
3 15 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 15 (83.33%) GGSN
3 15 (83.33%) SGSN
3 15 (83.33%) Fault Management
3 15 (83.33%) DNS
4 12 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 12 (66.67%) Performance Management
5 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (44.44%) SS7
7 7 (38.89%) MGW
8 6 (33.33%) Front Office
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
10 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall
12 2 (11.11%) Huawei
12 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (11.11%) xDSL
12 2 (11.11%) 4G
12 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (11.11%) IPsec
12 2 (11.11%) OSPF
12 2 (11.11%) BGP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing L2TP 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 L2TP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LDAP
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) GGSN
2 15 (83.33%) SGSN
3 8 (44.44%) SS7
4 7 (38.89%) MGW
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) IPsec
8 2 (11.11%) xDSL
8 2 (11.11%) 4G
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) PPP
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) DSL
9 1 (5.56%) X.21
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Change Management
2 16 (88.89%) Configuration Management
3 15 (83.33%) Fault Management
4 12 (66.67%) Performance Management
4 12 (66.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Network Management
7 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Juniper
1 16 (88.89%) Velocent
2 15 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) F5