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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 545 502 494
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -8
Contract jobs citing RTP 18 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.083% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 17
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£350 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £333 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £215
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6805 6032 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.55% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3870 3263 3141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 605
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
London 0 8 £320 -41.81% 1
South East -32 8 £350 -26.31% 4
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 6 (17.65%) PKI
5 6 (17.65%) SAP
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
5 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (14.71%) Multicast
6 5 (14.71%) MPLS
6 5 (14.71%) H.323
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) Billing
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) RTCP
7 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Workflow Management
7 4 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (11.76%) PBX
7 4 (11.76%) PSTN

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
1 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 6 (17.65%) VoIP
3 5 (14.71%) Multicast
3 5 (14.71%) MPLS
3 5 (14.71%) H.323
3 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) RTCP
4 4 (11.76%) PBX
4 4 (11.76%) PSTN
5 3 (8.82%) MGCP
5 3 (8.82%) HTTP
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) RTSP
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) LSMW
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Billing
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Field Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) REST
1 2 (5.88%) Kafka
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) PKI
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) MPEG
2 3 (8.82%) IPTV
3 2 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.88%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) DTV
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Workflow
1 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (11.76%) Workflow Management
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
1 4 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Time Management
2 3 (8.82%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) Validation
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Control
3 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) ABAP
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCVP
3 2 (5.88%) MCTS
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCIE
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Juniper
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.82%) Verint
4 3 (8.82%) Nortel
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus
4 3 (8.82%) Avaya
4 3 (8.82%) Brocade
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) Novell
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Redback
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