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 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 430 419
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing PPP 11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.005% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.033% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £306 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -54.66% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2271 3002 3119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.95% 13.83% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 2054 2009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
City of London - 7 £369 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £300 -
PPP
England

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 London region with a requirement for PPP.

1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) SolarWinds
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 7 (63.64%) HSRP
2 7 (63.64%) 802.1X
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (63.64%) DPNSS
2 7 (63.64%) TACACS
2 7 (63.64%) Q.931
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
2 7 (63.64%) SNMP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) VPLS
6 3 (27.27%) IGMP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) NFS
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification

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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) DPNSS
2 7 (63.64%) HSRP
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
2 7 (63.64%) Q.931
2 7 (63.64%) SNMP
2 7 (63.64%) TACACS
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) IGMP
5 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) VPLS
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) ICT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) SolarWinds
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase