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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 66 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing RTP 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.098% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.42% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £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 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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%) Blackberry Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SyncML
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
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%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI