The first table below looks at the demand for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 25 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 236 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing L2TP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.012% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1699 1553 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 18.34% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 670 573
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
L2TP
England

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

L2TP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing L2TP across the South East region.

L2TP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

L2TP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 - -
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (95.24%) Change Management
2 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
2 19 (90.48%) LDAP
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
2 19 (90.48%) Velocent
3 18 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 18 (85.71%) GGSN
3 18 (85.71%) SGSN
3 18 (85.71%) Fault Management
3 18 (85.71%) DNS
4 17 (80.95%) Problem Management
4 17 (80.95%) Performance Management
5 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
6 10 (47.62%) Front Office
7 7 (33.33%) SS7
8 6 (28.57%) MGW
9 4 (19.05%) MPLS
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 2 (9.52%) PPP
11 2 (9.52%) VPN
11 2 (9.52%) WAN
11 2 (9.52%) ITIL
11 2 (9.52%) UNIX
11 2 (9.52%) CCNP
11 2 (9.52%) OSPF
11 2 (9.52%) BGP
11 2 (9.52%) DSL
11 2 (9.52%) Firewall
11 2 (9.52%) IPsec

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (90.48%) LDAP
2 18 (85.71%) DNS
2 18 (85.71%) GGSN
2 18 (85.71%) SGSN
3 7 (33.33%) SS7
4 6 (28.57%) MGW
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.52%) PPP
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) DSL
7 2 (9.52%) xDSL
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) X.21
8 1 (4.76%) 4G
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) CS Core Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Change Management
2 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
3 18 (85.71%) Fault Management
4 17 (80.95%) Performance Management
4 17 (80.95%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Juniper
1 19 (90.48%) Velocent
2 18 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei