The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 616 635 628
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing L2TP 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £315 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £396 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £490 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £475 £260
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +82.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £39.60 £38.92 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +29.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £38.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% +29.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7621 7915 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.19% 14.25% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4560 4668 4775
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 480 458
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing L2TP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

L2TP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing L2TP within the UK.

L2TP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

L2TP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing L2TP within the UK.

L2TP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

L2TP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

L2TP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +12 9 £315 -33.68% 2
London +1 6 £325 -5.10%
South East +27 3 £300 - 1
Berkshire +13 3 £300 - 1
Reading +12 3 £300 - 1
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £315 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing L2TP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for L2TP.

1 16 (88.89%) MPLS
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
1 16 (88.89%) IPsec
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 13 (72.22%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (61.11%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (50.00%) Juniper
7 9 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
8 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
8 8 (44.44%) PPP
8 8 (44.44%) RIP
8 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (38.89%) DNS
9 7 (38.89%) LAN
10 6 (33.33%) SNMP
10 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 6 (33.33%) Network Management
10 6 (33.33%) HSRP
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (27.78%) xDSL
11 5 (27.78%) Network Design
12 4 (22.22%) SSH
12 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) IPsec
1 16 (88.89%) MPLS
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 13 (72.22%) BGP
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 8 (44.44%) PPP
4 8 (44.44%) RIP
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 6 (33.33%) HSRP
6 6 (33.33%) SNMP
7 5 (27.78%) xDSL
8 4 (22.22%) 802.11
8 4 (22.22%) Broadband
8 4 (22.22%) SSH
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCIE
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) CLAS
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
1 3 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) BT
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) Draytek
5 2 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Meraki
5 2 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Vyatta
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
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