The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 566 525 507
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Contract jobs citing RTP 20 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.46% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 24
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £458 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.64% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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
Yorkshire - 6 - -
London -11 5 £425 -5.55% 5
South East -18 3 £238 -52.50%
East Midlands - 2 £320 -
South Coast 0 1 £650 +54.76%
East of England -3 1 - -
South West -8 1 £310 -
North West - 1 - - 1
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UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) VoIP
2 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 14 (26.42%) Benchmarking
4 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
5 9 (16.98%) Wireless
5 9 (16.98%) SS7
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco
5 9 (16.98%) HTTP
5 9 (16.98%) FreeBSD
5 9 (16.98%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) C
6 8 (15.09%) HP
6 8 (15.09%) 3G
6 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
7 7 (13.21%) SCCP
7 7 (13.21%) MGCP
7 7 (13.21%) RTCP
7 7 (13.21%) UMTS
7 7 (13.21%) GSM
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.21%) LTE
7 7 (13.21%) 4G
8 6 (11.32%) MGW
8 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
8 6 (11.32%) Lync
8 6 (11.32%) Statistics
8 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (11.32%) Lync
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) VoIP
2 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) HTTP
3 9 (16.98%) SS7
3 9 (16.98%) Wireless
3 9 (16.98%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (15.09%) 3G
5 7 (13.21%) MGCP
5 7 (13.21%) RTCP
5 7 (13.21%) SCCP
5 7 (13.21%) UMTS
5 7 (13.21%) GSM
5 7 (13.21%) LTE
5 7 (13.21%) 4G
6 6 (11.32%) VoLTE
6 6 (11.32%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (11.32%) MGW
6 6 (11.32%) CDMA
6 6 (11.32%) GPRS
6 6 (11.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Navigator
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (5.66%) SQLPlus
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.66%) Toad
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.66%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Design Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Change Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Programmer
4 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XMPP
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
2 6 (11.32%) Statistics
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.66%) IVR
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) IPTV
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) FreeBSD
2 3 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) HPUX
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Benchmarking
2 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
3 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Network Design
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) C
2 5 (9.43%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) C++
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) Korn
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) HNC
1 6 (11.32%) ISEB
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) Iperf
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) Remedy
4 4 (7.55%) Verint
5 3 (5.66%) Polycom
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Avaya
6 2 (3.77%) Sonus
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) Mitel
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) FrontRange
7 1 (1.89%) Brocade
7 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) SAP