The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 147 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing PPP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.033% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.80 -
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -
PPP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
562 310 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 10.25% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 128 207
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £158 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.09 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +62.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PPP across the Scotland region.

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PPP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 - -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PPP.

1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet