The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 255 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing L2TP 2 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.14% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.81% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £310 £208 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £208 £450
% change year-on-year
+49.39% -53.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +83.96%
L2TP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1485 1724 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.75% 17.37% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 947 880
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing L2TP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Berkshire -6 1 £310 +49.39%
Surrey - 1 - -
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing L2TP 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 South East region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) HSRP
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) RIP
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Juniper
5 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
7 4 (36.36%) Broadband
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 3 (27.27%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (27.27%) xDSL
8 3 (27.27%) EIGRP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) HSRP
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) RIP
4 4 (36.36%) Broadband
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) IPv4
5 3 (27.27%) PPP
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) xDSL
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Draytek
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Vyatta