Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for L2TP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited L2TP over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 840 834
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 -13
Contract jobs citing L2TP 7 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.100% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 20
England median daily rate £395 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.44% -11.72% -19.44%
10th Percentile £210 £300 £204
90th Percentile £481 £412 £491
UK median daily rate £395 £320 £363
% change year-on-year +23.44% -11.72% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
England median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +0.36% -
UK median hourly rate £44.60 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -7.09% +0.36% +59.43%

L2TP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing L2TP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in England

L2TP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for L2TP in England

L2TP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing L2TP in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for L2TP in England

L2TP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for L2TP in England

L2TP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 3 £220 -34.86%
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Midlands - 3 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 1
L2TP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) ADSL
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) BT
6 2 (28.57%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) Broadband
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (14.29%) IGMP

L2TP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (85.71%) MPLS
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) IGMP
5 1 (14.29%) ISDN
5 1 (14.29%) Multicast
5 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Network Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) VMware