The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 66 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £463 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
- +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 196 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.30% 25.39% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 114
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £19.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
RTP
Berkshire

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

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) PSTN
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Nortel
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Avaya
2 6 (50.00%) Lotus
2 6 (50.00%) PBX
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) MCTS
2 6 (50.00%) MCITP
2 6 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (50.00%) Lync
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) ISUP
3 3 (25.00%) SS7
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (16.67%) MGW

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) IIS
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
1 6 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) PSTN
2 6 (50.00%) PBX
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) ISUP
3 3 (25.00%) SS7
3 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (16.67%) MGW
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
5 1 (8.33%) Megaco
5 1 (8.33%) ATM
5 1 (8.33%) CDMA
5 1 (8.33%) GPRS
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (8.33%) UMTS
5 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Support Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Training Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCTS
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Nortel
1 6 (50.00%) Avaya
1 6 (50.00%) Lotus
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei