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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 617 613 586
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing RTP 5 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Median daily rate £450 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £350
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
RTP
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
8051 7308 6988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.17% 14.17% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4985 4248 3765
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 454 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
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 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -3 2 £450 +5.88%
South West - 2 - -
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) PBX
3 6 (25.00%) PSTN
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Skype
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (20.83%) LTE
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (12.50%) Trac
6 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) Billing
6 3 (12.50%) Subversion
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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 6 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
1 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) PBX
2 6 (25.00%) PSTN
2 6 (25.00%) Skype
3 5 (20.83%) LTE
4 4 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) GSM
5 3 (12.50%) RANAP
5 3 (12.50%) UMTS
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) RTCP
6 2 (8.33%) SNMP
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Trac
2 1 (4.17%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.17%) MSTest
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (12.50%) STL
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) WAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Acme Packet
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Agilent
3 1 (4.17%) Green Hat
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Redknee
3 1 (4.17%) Xura
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago