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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
England / South East
Rank - 261 268
Contract jobs citing L2TP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.27% +59.43%  

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 1492 2039 2004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.11% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1128 977
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 101
Median hourly rate £19.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £18.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing L2TP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing L2TP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for L2TP in the South East

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) X.21
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) X.21
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) VMware