The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for L2TP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 29 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.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 255 263
Contract jobs citing L2TP 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.10% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.52% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 -

L2TP 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1318 1741 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.07% 19.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2750 2379
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 317 358
Median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £49.46 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing L2TP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in the South East

L2TP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for L2TP in the South East

L2TP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for L2TP in the South East