The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 633 609 578
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Contract jobs citing RSS 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.029% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £381 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RSS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14245 13841 13578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.95% 27.28% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10097 9095 9047
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 180 190
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in England

RSS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RSS across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

RSS Daily Rate Histogram in England

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

RSS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 3 £450 +12.50%
South West - 1 £313 - 1
RSS
UK

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSS 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 England region with a requirement for RSS.

1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) WiMAX
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) IPv4
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (30.00%) Polycom
4 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) 802.1X

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) IPv4
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) WiMAX
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) SCCP
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Capybara
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Resque
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (20.00%) Sass
2 2 (20.00%) Sinatra
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) MCTS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Polycom
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Tandberg
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