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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 623 608 560
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -48
Contract jobs citing RTP 6 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.043% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 22
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
7852 7496 6617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.73% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4860 4292 3590
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 439 378
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 -4 2 - -
South West +3 1 £375 +20.96%
RTP
UK

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) LTE
2 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (29.41%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (26.47%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) STL
4 9 (26.47%) UMTS
4 9 (26.47%) GSM
4 9 (26.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (26.47%) Subversion
4 9 (26.47%) RANAP
4 9 (26.47%) Trac
4 9 (26.47%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (23.53%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (17.65%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
6 6 (17.65%) PBX
6 6 (17.65%) PSTN
6 6 (17.65%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (17.65%) Skype
7 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
7 5 (14.71%) RTCP

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 (17.65%) Live Communications Server
1 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (32.35%) LTE
3 9 (26.47%) GSM
3 9 (26.47%) RANAP
3 9 (26.47%) UMTS
3 9 (26.47%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (17.65%) PBX
4 6 (17.65%) PSTN
4 6 (17.65%) Skype
5 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
5 5 (14.71%) IPsec
5 5 (14.71%) RTCP
5 5 (14.71%) SCTP
5 5 (14.71%) SDH
6 4 (11.76%) 2G
6 4 (11.76%) 4G
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (11.76%) VRRP
6 4 (11.76%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Subversion
1 9 (26.47%) Trac
2 1 (2.94%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Billing
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) German Language
5 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Consultant
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Transmission Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IP Design Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) RAN Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UMTS Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UMTS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (26.47%) STL
2 5 (14.71%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) RFC 2833
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) WAP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) IVR
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (26.47%) OO
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (14.71%) ABAP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Acme Packet
3 2 (5.88%) Nokia
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Agilent
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Green Hat
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Redknee
4 1 (2.94%) Xura