The table below looks at the statistics for RTCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Rank 631 604 594
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Contract jobs citing RTCP 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.079% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £120 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £120 £250
% change year-on-year
- -52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RTCP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7686 7571 6628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.01% 14.98% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4735 4180 3553
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 407 375
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

RTCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RTCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

RTCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RTCP Daily Rate Trend in England

RTCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RTCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

RTCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RTCP 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 RTCP.

1 6 (100.00%) SDH
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) RTP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) SCTP
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ICMP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) German Language

RTCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RTCP 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 RTCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) RTP
1 6 (100.00%) SCTP
1 6 (100.00%) SDH
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
3 3 (50.00%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia