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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 123 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 10 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.83% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 3.42% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
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£350 £475 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £215
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
771 672 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 24.16% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 249 178
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 -5 4 £375 -21.05% 1
Slough - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
RTP
South East

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 5 (50.00%) MGCP
3 5 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Megaco
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (30.00%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (30.00%) SS7
5 3 (30.00%) Lotus
5 3 (30.00%) Nortel
5 3 (30.00%) IPv4
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) PBX
5 3 (30.00%) PSTN
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Verint

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (30.00%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) GroupWise
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) MGCP
3 4 (40.00%) Megaco
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) IPv4
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) PBX
4 3 (30.00%) PSTN
4 3 (30.00%) SS7
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) GSM
5 2 (20.00%) 3G
6 1 (10.00%) UMTS
6 1 (10.00%) CDMA
6 1 (10.00%) GPRS
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) RTCP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VCP4
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Verint
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (10.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle