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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 544 521 506
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing RTP 35 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.067% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.51% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 12
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -18.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £238 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
South East -9 15 £213 -57.50% 2
London -4 9 £380 +49.01% 3
Yorkshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 2 £320 -
North West - 2 £550 -
South West +10 1 £310 -
South Coast 0 1 £650 +54.76%
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (33.33%) VoIP
2 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (23.33%) Benchmarking
4 14 (23.33%) Cisco
5 10 (16.67%) H.323
6 9 (15.00%) RTCP
6 9 (15.00%) Wireless
6 9 (15.00%) HTTP
6 9 (15.00%) C
6 9 (15.00%) Windows
6 9 (15.00%) FreeBSD
6 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.00%) Lync
7 8 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (13.33%) HP
7 8 (13.33%) Device Driver
7 8 (13.33%) SS7
7 8 (13.33%) MGCP
8 7 (11.67%) 3G
8 7 (11.67%) GSM
8 7 (11.67%) UMTS
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
8 7 (11.67%) ITIL
8 7 (11.67%) Degree
8 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.67%) LTE
8 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.00%) VoLTE
9 6 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (15.00%) Lync
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) VoIP
2 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.67%) H.323
4 9 (15.00%) RTCP
4 9 (15.00%) Wireless
4 9 (15.00%) HTTP
5 8 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
5 8 (13.33%) SS7
5 8 (13.33%) MGCP
6 7 (11.67%) 3G
6 7 (11.67%) GSM
6 7 (11.67%) UMTS
6 7 (11.67%) LTE
7 6 (10.00%) VoLTE
7 6 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (10.00%) 4G
7 6 (10.00%) CDMA
7 6 (10.00%) GPRS
7 6 (10.00%) FTP
8 5 (8.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.00%) SQLPlus
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Toad
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Developer
2 6 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Programmer
4 3 (5.00%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Consultant
4 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XMPP
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Device Driver
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.33%) IPTV
5 2 (3.33%) IVR
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
1 9 (15.00%) FreeBSD
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) HPUX
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Benchmarking
2 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.67%) TDD
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) CRM
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) C
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) ISEB
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) HNC
3 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) MCTS
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) CCVP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.00%) Iperf
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Cisco
2 8 (13.33%) HP
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 6 (10.00%) Verint
4 6 (10.00%) Avaya
5 5 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (5.00%) Lotus
6 3 (5.00%) Nortel
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.33%) Sonus
7 2 (3.33%) Polycom
7 2 (3.33%) Mitel
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.67%) Novell
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
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McGregor Boyall
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