The first table below looks at the demand for RTP 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 RTP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 537 494 544
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +50
Contract jobs citing RTP 20 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.88% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £417 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.99% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £344 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in England

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

RTP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
East of England - 5 £275 - 1
London -20 4 £450 +8.01% 2
South East -42 2 - - 5
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) C
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 11 (18.97%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle
4 10 (17.24%) SAP
4 10 (17.24%) HTTP
4 10 (17.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Degree
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco
5 9 (15.52%) .NET
5 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
6 8 (13.79%) VoIP
6 8 (13.79%) MCTS
7 7 (12.07%) ISDN
7 7 (12.07%) MPEG
7 7 (12.07%) Java
7 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) RTCP
7 7 (12.07%) Streaming Video
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) GIS
8 6 (10.34%) ESRI
8 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (10.34%) SyncML

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (8.62%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Lync
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Quicktime
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.90%) SAP PS
2 4 (6.90%) SAP CRM
2 4 (6.90%) SAP FI-AA
2 4 (6.90%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) HTTP
3 8 (13.79%) VoIP
4 7 (12.07%) ISDN
4 7 (12.07%) RTCP
5 6 (10.34%) DHCP
6 5 (8.62%) FTP
6 5 (8.62%) UMTS
6 5 (8.62%) PSTN
6 5 (8.62%) Broadband
7 4 (6.90%) PBX
7 4 (6.90%) ASN.1
7 4 (6.90%) RTSP
7 4 (6.90%) LTE
8 3 (5.17%) NAS
8 3 (5.17%) SSL
8 3 (5.17%) SAN
8 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.17%) GSM
9 2 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.90%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Hudson
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (10.34%) Billing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Finance
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Business Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Change Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Business Change Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Training Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Business Change Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Change Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Trainer
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) J2EE
2 6 (10.34%) SyncML
2 6 (10.34%) GStreamer
3 5 (8.62%) WAP
4 3 (5.17%) Flash
4 3 (5.17%) J2ME
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) JDBC
5 2 (3.45%) KML
6 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.72%) VXML
6 1 (1.72%) XMPP
6 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) MPEG
1 7 (12.07%) Streaming Video
2 6 (10.34%) IPTV
2 6 (10.34%) GIS
3 4 (6.90%) Handset
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.90%) iPhone
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Android
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (6.90%) VxWorks
5 4 (6.90%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.07%) Scrum
3 6 (10.34%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) CRM
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Data Security
6 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 3 (5.17%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.17%) Logistics
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps
7 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) C
2 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) C++
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) MCTS
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.62%) CCVP
4 5 (8.62%) MCSE
4 5 (8.62%) CCNA
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.72%) CNE
6 1 (1.72%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) JTAG
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) OpenView
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
1 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
1 10 (17.24%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) ESRI
3 6 (10.34%) Perforce
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) JBoss
5 3 (5.17%) Lotus
6 2 (3.45%) Mapinfo
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Nortel
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
7 1 (1.72%) Huawei