The first table below looks at the demand for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 31 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 Wales 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £351 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.55% 21.45% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 28
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
PPP
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PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PPP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F5

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Change Consultant
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) F5