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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 587 561 526
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -35
Contract jobs citing RTP 21 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.036% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 27
Average daily rate £500 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £221 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £415 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £310 £475
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -34.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +5 17 - - 3
West Midlands - 2 £525 -
Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £330 - 1
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) LTE
1 11 (40.74%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) GSM
4 8 (29.63%) UMTS
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) STL
4 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (29.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (29.63%) Trac
4 8 (29.63%) Subversion
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) RANAP
5 6 (22.22%) 3G
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
5 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 5 (18.52%) SDH
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) SAP
6 5 (18.52%) ATM
6 5 (18.52%) 2G
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) RTCP
6 5 (18.52%) VRRP
6 5 (18.52%) VLAN

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Diameter Protocol
1 11 (40.74%) LTE
2 9 (33.33%) GSM
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) RANAP
3 8 (29.63%) UMTS
3 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (22.22%) 3G
4 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 6 (22.22%) VoIP
5 5 (18.52%) 2G
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) IPsec
5 5 (18.52%) OSPF
5 5 (18.52%) RTCP
5 5 (18.52%) SCTP
5 5 (18.52%) SDH
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Subversion
1 8 (29.63%) Trac
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) International Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Transmission Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UMTS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UMTS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (29.63%) STL
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (11.11%) RFC 2833
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) OO
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) ABAP
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Nokia
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.41%) Huawei
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
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