The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PPTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PPTP
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 376 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.51% 11.90% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 229 210
Median daily rate £360 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%