The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 422 420 421
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing RTP 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.036% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 London region with a requirement for RTP.

1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) PSTN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
1 1 (25.00%) IBM