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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 560 526 551
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Contract jobs citing RTP 12 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.056% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7615 6603 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.70% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4293 3673 3897
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 378 624
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.63 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 17 September 2014. 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 +3 5 £400 +3.22% 1
South East -11 3 £480 +20.00% 4
East of England - 3 £350 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (24.00%) C
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) HTTP
3 10 (20.00%) VoIP
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 9 (18.00%) .NET
5 8 (16.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) Windows
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) IPTV
6 7 (14.00%) MPEG
6 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 7 (14.00%) C++
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Streaming Video
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.00%) SQL
7 6 (12.00%) DHCP
7 6 (12.00%) ISDN
7 6 (12.00%) LAN
7 6 (12.00%) FTP
7 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 4 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
2 10 (20.00%) VoIP
3 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 6 (12.00%) ISDN
4 6 (12.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) FTP
5 5 (10.00%) RTSP
5 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 5 (10.00%) RTCP
6 4 (8.00%) ASN.1
6 4 (8.00%) Broadband
6 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (8.00%) UMTS
6 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.00%) LTE
7 3 (6.00%) Multicast
7 3 (6.00%) NAS
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (8.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.00%) LSMW
4 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (12.00%) Billing
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Trainer
6 2 (4.00%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) GStreamer
3 4 (8.00%) SyncML
3 4 (8.00%) J2EE
4 3 (6.00%) WAP
5 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) XMPP
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Kafka
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) J2ME
5 1 (2.00%) VXML
5 1 (2.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) IPTV
1 7 (14.00%) MPEG
2 6 (12.00%) Streaming Video
3 4 (8.00%) Handset
3 4 (8.00%) GIS
3 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) iPhone
4 3 (6.00%) PKI
5 2 (4.00%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Streaming Media
6 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) DTV
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.00%) Android
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (8.00%) VxWorks
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
7 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.00%) Scrum
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) CRM
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Data Security
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.00%) Data Management
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Change Control
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) DRM
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Content Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) C
2 8 (16.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) C++
4 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) MCTS
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
2 5 (10.00%) CCVP
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CNE
5 1 (2.00%) Novell Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) GxP
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (6.00%) OpenView
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Cisco
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) SAP
4 5 (10.00%) Perforce
5 4 (8.00%) ESRI
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.00%) Brocade
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.00%) Juniper
6 3 (6.00%) JBoss
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus
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