The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 65 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing RTP 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 2.23% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£375 £475 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +120.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £215
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 224 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.08% 22.27% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.38 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -4.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) MPEG
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 2 (40.00%) RTSP
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Media
2 2 (40.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 2 (40.00%) RTSP
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) MSRP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Streaming Media
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Novell