The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 76 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing L2TP 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate - £311 £210
% change year-on-year
- +48.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
L2TP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
278 188 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.57% 21.53% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 91 90
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £126 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper