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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 254 257 237
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing L2TP 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.054% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£208 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-53.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average 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
1792 1844 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.79% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 873 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 100 100
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing L2TP across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

L2TP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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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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 +6 9 £208 - 3
Hampshire - 6 £325 -
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) MPLS
2 13 (81.25%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) CCNA
5 8 (50.00%) 3G
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) IPsec
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) PPP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) HSRP
7 6 (37.50%) RIP
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 6 (37.50%) Broadband
7 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) OpenView
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) MPLS
2 13 (81.25%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) 3G
5 7 (43.75%) PPP
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) IPsec
6 6 (37.50%) VLAN
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (37.50%) HSRP
6 6 (37.50%) RIP
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Broadband
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) 2G
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 1 (6.25%) CCIP
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) OpenView
1 6 (37.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (6.25%) F5