The table below looks at the statistics for RSVP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSVP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 126 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing RSVP 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.40% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £440 £525 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +77.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+35.38% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RSVP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
617 756 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.71% 26.44% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 324 234
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

RSVP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSVP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RSVP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RSVP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSVP across the Berkshire region.

RSVP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSVP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSVP.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Eurex
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cramer
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSVP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSVP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Eurex
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cramer
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper