The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 422 419 384
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing RTP 3 4 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 0.14% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 26
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£425 £450 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
RTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RTP across the London region.

RTP Daily Rate Trend in London

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the London region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

RTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London - 1 - - 1
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) FreeBSD
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Benchmarking
4 3 (27.27%) IVR
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Polycom
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) MSRP
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Lync
4 3 (27.27%) XMPP
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Sonus
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) MGCP
6 1 (9.09%) SCCP
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Lync
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) MSRP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) MGCP
4 1 (9.09%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XMPP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
2 3 (27.27%) IVR
2 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) FreeBSD
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Benchmarking
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Polycom
2 2 (18.18%) Sonus
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP