The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK / England
Rank 541 588 568
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -20
Contract jobs citing RTP 26 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.048% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 15
Median daily rate £550 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -

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
6254 6918 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 4158 3908
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 295 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +21 15 - - 2
London +32 10 £550 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 31 (58.49%) VoIP
2 30 (56.60%) Cisco
3 28 (52.83%) Telecoms
4 27 (50.94%) PBX
5 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
6 24 (45.28%) Subversion
6 24 (45.28%) RANAP
6 24 (45.28%) UMTS
6 24 (45.28%) GSM
6 24 (45.28%) C++
6 24 (45.28%) STL
6 24 (45.28%) Linux
6 24 (45.28%) OO
6 24 (45.28%) LTE
6 24 (45.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 24 (45.28%) Asterisk PBX
6 24 (45.28%) GCC
6 24 (45.28%) GDB
6 24 (45.28%) Trac
6 24 (45.28%) Diameter Protocol
6 24 (45.28%) Cross-Platform Development
7 15 (28.30%) High Availability
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.87%) RTSP
10 9 (16.98%) Wireshark
10 9 (16.98%) Streaming Video
10 9 (16.98%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) Java
10 9 (16.98%) Brightcove
10 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS

RTP
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 4 (7.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) VoIP
2 27 (50.94%) PBX
3 24 (45.28%) Asterisk PBX
3 24 (45.28%) Diameter Protocol
3 24 (45.28%) GSM
3 24 (45.28%) LTE
3 24 (45.28%) RANAP
3 24 (45.28%) UMTS
4 10 (18.87%) RTSP
5 9 (16.98%) Wireshark
6 8 (15.09%) HTTP
7 4 (7.55%) GGSN
7 4 (7.55%) MGW
7 4 (7.55%) SGSN
8 3 (5.66%) DHCP
8 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.66%) Firewall
8 3 (5.66%) HSRP
8 3 (5.66%) ISDN
8 3 (5.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
1 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.89%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) GCC
1 24 (45.28%) GDB
1 24 (45.28%) Subversion
1 24 (45.28%) Trac
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 28 (52.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Billing
2 2 (3.77%) Dutch Language
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) French Language
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) C++ Software Engineer
1 24 (45.28%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Business Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Genesys Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Utilities Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (45.28%) STL
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) FFmpeg
3 8 (15.09%) GStreamer
4 7 (13.21%) Ajax
4 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) RESTful
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
5 3 (5.66%) RFC 2833
6 1 (1.89%) CCXML
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) Kafka
6 1 (1.89%) MDX
6 1 (1.89%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (1.89%) VXML
6 1 (1.89%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Streaming Video
2 8 (15.09%) MPEG
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) IVR
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) CCTV
6 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.89%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.89%) VHDL
6 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Android
2 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 24 (45.28%) Cross-Platform Development
2 24 (45.28%) OO
3 15 (28.30%) High Availability
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) Pair Programming
7 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) Kanban
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) Data Management
10 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) C++
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) Brightcove
3 4 (7.55%) Genesys
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.66%) F5
4 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.66%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Sonus
6 1 (1.89%) Acme Packet
6 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.89%) Tufin
6 1 (1.89%) Xilinx
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