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 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 240 237 238
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing RTP 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£480 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) ISDN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) CCVP
2 5 (41.67%) MCTS
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) MPEG
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ISDN
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DVB
3 2 (16.67%) Multicast
3 2 (16.67%) RTSP
4 1 (8.33%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) BAPI
2 1 (8.33%) SyncML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) MPEG
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Media
1 2 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) C++
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) CCVP
1 5 (41.67%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CNE
2 1 (8.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) ESRI
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus