The table below looks at the statistics for RTP 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 RTP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 111 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.80% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.64% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
RTP
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
604 624 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 25.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 204 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the Berkshire region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 1 £315 -
RTP
South East

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) GSM
3 7 (53.85%) Benchmarking
4 6 (46.15%) MGCP
4 6 (46.15%) RTCP
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) UMTS
4 6 (46.15%) CDMA
4 6 (46.15%) GPRS
4 6 (46.15%) LTE
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (46.15%) VoLTE
5 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Megaco
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) IPv4

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RTP 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 RTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 7 (53.85%) GSM
3 6 (46.15%) UMTS
3 6 (46.15%) CDMA
3 6 (46.15%) GPRS
3 6 (46.15%) MGCP
3 6 (46.15%) RTCP
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) LTE
3 6 (46.15%) VoLTE
3 6 (46.15%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (38.46%) Megaco
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (23.08%) SS7
5 3 (23.08%) IPv4
5 3 (23.08%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IPTV
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Benchmarking
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Verint
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) Google