The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 404 378 394
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing RTP 4 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 1.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 13
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£450 £421 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +20.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2894 2826 3628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.33% 11.64% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1791 2113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 173
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
RTP
England

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 1 August 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
City of London - - - - 1
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) RTCP
2 4 (36.36%) SyncML
2 4 (36.36%) GIS
2 4 (36.36%) ESRI
2 4 (36.36%) RTSP
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) WAP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (27.27%) Flash
3 3 (27.27%) J2ME
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) OpenView
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI-AA
1 2 (18.18%) SAP PS
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) RTCP
2 4 (36.36%) RTSP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) RFID
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
4 2 (18.18%) GSM
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SyncML
1 4 (36.36%) WAP
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Flash
2 3 (27.27%) J2ME
3 2 (18.18%) KML
3 2 (18.18%) JDBC
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) MPEG
3 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) DRM
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) ESRI
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) Mapinfo
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco