The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England / South East
Rank 238 252 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing PPP 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.058% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £391 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £365 £203
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +80.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

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
1547 1793 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 20.66% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 984 966
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 92 112
Median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PPP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PPP across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

PPP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PPP
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 PPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 - 2 £391 - 3
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for PPP.

1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) xDSL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) DSL
2 4 (50.00%) L2TP
2 4 (50.00%) X.21
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) IOS XR
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

PPP
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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) xDSL
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) DSL
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) L2TP
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) X.21
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) ATM
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
4 2 (25.00%) IOS XR
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) CAPA
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) VMware