The first table below looks at the demand for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 23 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 Scotland 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank - 113 -
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £351 -
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
370 209 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.46% 8.46% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 102 114
Average daily rate £340 £345 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PPP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PPP 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 PPP.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FDDI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PPP 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 PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FDDI
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds