Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 6 months to 21 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.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 608 601
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing PPP 16 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £185 £335 £325
90th Percentile £481 £418 £450
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.75 -

PPP 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5435 6256 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.92% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4086 3878
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 141 177
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.60% +0.54%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.29 £50.00 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PPP in London

PPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PPP in London

PPP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PPP in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PPP in London

PPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PPP in London

PPP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London - 4 £369 - 1
West London -7 1 £300 -21.05%
PPP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for PPP.

1 8 (50.00%) VoIP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) WPF
3 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Front Office
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (25.00%) Equities
5 4 (25.00%) ISDN
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) SNMP
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) DPNSS
5 4 (25.00%) TACACS
5 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (25.00%) Q.931
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (50.00%) VoIP
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) DPNSS
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) IGMP
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) ISDN
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) Q.931
4 4 (25.00%) SNMP
4 4 (25.00%) TACACS
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) VPLS
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) WPF
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) MVVM
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia