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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
England / South East
Rank 217 246 251
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs citing RTP 16 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £550 £363
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +51.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
1547 1645 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 19.70% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 896 910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +25 12 - - 2
Berkshire +11 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for RTP.

1 27 (87.10%) VoIP
2 26 (83.87%) PBX
2 26 (83.87%) Telecoms
3 25 (80.65%) Cisco
4 22 (70.97%) UMTS
4 22 (70.97%) GSM
4 22 (70.97%) C++
4 22 (70.97%) STL
4 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 22 (70.97%) OO
4 22 (70.97%) Subversion
4 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
4 22 (70.97%) RANAP
4 22 (70.97%) LTE
4 22 (70.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (70.97%) Asterisk PBX
4 22 (70.97%) GCC
4 22 (70.97%) GDB
4 22 (70.97%) Trac
4 22 (70.97%) Diameter Protocol
4 22 (70.97%) Cross-Platform Development
5 17 (54.84%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
6 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Genesys
7 4 (12.90%) MGCP

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) VoIP
2 26 (83.87%) PBX
3 22 (70.97%) Asterisk PBX
3 22 (70.97%) Diameter Protocol
3 22 (70.97%) GSM
3 22 (70.97%) LTE
3 22 (70.97%) RANAP
3 22 (70.97%) UMTS
4 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
5 4 (12.90%) H.323
5 4 (12.90%) MGCP
5 4 (12.90%) SCCP
6 3 (9.68%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) ISDN
7 1 (3.23%) Q.931
7 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) GCC
1 22 (70.97%) GDB
1 22 (70.97%) Subversion
1 22 (70.97%) Trac
General
1 26 (83.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Developer
2 2 (6.45%) Genesys Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Architect
3 1 (3.23%) Business Architect
3 1 (3.23%) Designer
3 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (70.97%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) XMPP
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Cross-Platform Development
1 22 (70.97%) OO
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) High Availability
3 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CCIE
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CCVP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) Genesys
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sonus
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