The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 118 114
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -54.66% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.80

PPP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PPP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PPP in Berkshire

PPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PPP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PPP in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PPP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CAPA
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAPA
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO