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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 635 638 634
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing L2TP 4 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.048% 0.23% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £393 £209 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.02% -53.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £208 £450
% change year-on-year
+89.15% -53.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +83.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +83.96%

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
8371 8130 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.94% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4645 4469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 525 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

L2TP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 6 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 28 August 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
South East -5 4 £393 +89.15% 1
England -13 4 £393 +88.02% 5
Reading +17 2 £393 -20.70%
Hampshire +9 2 - - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £393 +89.15%
Portsmouth -20 2 - -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) IPsec
2 16 (88.89%) MPLS
3 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
4 13 (72.22%) HSRP
4 13 (72.22%) LAN
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
5 12 (66.67%) RIP
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 11 (61.11%) VMware
6 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
7 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
7 10 (55.56%) Juniper
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) SSL
9 6 (33.33%) CCNP
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
9 6 (33.33%) PPP
9 6 (33.33%) VPN
9 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
11 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Firewall

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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (88.89%) IPsec
2 16 (88.89%) MPLS
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 13 (72.22%) HSRP
3 13 (72.22%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) RIP
5 6 (33.33%) PPP
5 6 (33.33%) SSL
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Broadband
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) IPv4
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
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