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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 73 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing RTP 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.092% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.39% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
193 254 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.41% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 130
Average daily rate £350 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MPEG
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) RTSP
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Media
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) RTCP
2 1 (33.33%) SyncML
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) WAP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) RTSP
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) RTCP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
1 1 (33.33%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Media
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI