The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 242 218 218
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 19 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.29% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.62% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 1
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£350 £475 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +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 - - -
RTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2030 1604 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.82% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 672 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the South East region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 11 £350 -26.31% 3
Hampshire -15 6 £375 -31.81% 2
Surrey - 2 £205 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) VoIP
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (35.00%) MGCP
5 5 (25.00%) Benchmarking
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Lync
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Megaco
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) IIS
7 3 (15.00%) IPv4
7 3 (15.00%) IPv6
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) GSM
7 3 (15.00%) PBX
7 3 (15.00%) PSTN
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Avaya
7 3 (15.00%) Nortel
7 3 (15.00%) SS7
7 3 (15.00%) Lotus
7 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (15.00%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (15.00%) PKI
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (25.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) MediaWiki
4 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) VoIP
2 7 (35.00%) MGCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Megaco
4 3 (15.00%) IPv4
4 3 (15.00%) IPv6
4 3 (15.00%) GSM
4 3 (15.00%) PBX
4 3 (15.00%) PSTN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (15.00%) SS7
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) LTE
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (10.00%) RTCP
5 2 (10.00%) UMTS
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) IPTV
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) VCP4
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCVP
3 2 (10.00%) MCTS
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Lotus
2 3 (15.00%) Nortel
2 3 (15.00%) Avaya
2 3 (15.00%) Verint
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.00%) Novell
4 1 (5.00%) Google