The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
304 348 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.22% 12.61% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 183 99
Average daily rate £308 £310 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RTP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft