The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £208 £348
% change year-on-year
+75.90% -40.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.80 -
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -
PPP
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 264 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.47% 10.74% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 140 226
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PPP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PPP across the West Midlands region.

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PPP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PPP.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco