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 5 May 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
5 May 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 - £325 -
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
487 360 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.74% 11.79% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 171 253
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 33
Median hourly rate £36.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.82% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%