The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 230 236 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing RTP 20 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.012% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.062% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £395
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
RTP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 15 £488 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £525 -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) DNS
3 17 (47.22%) PSTN
4 16 (44.44%) PBX
4 16 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
4 16 (44.44%) Lync
5 14 (38.89%) MCTS
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
7 12 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
8 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (30.56%) Degree
8 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (27.78%) Service Management
9 10 (27.78%) MCITP
10 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 7 (19.44%) IIS
11 7 (19.44%) Lotus
11 7 (19.44%) PKI
12 6 (16.67%) Project Management
12 6 (16.67%) Nortel
12 6 (16.67%) Avaya
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.89%) ISDN
14 4 (11.11%) VoIP
14 4 (11.11%) DHCP
14 4 (11.11%) MCSE

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (44.44%) Lync
2 12 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
3 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 7 (19.44%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) DNS
2 17 (47.22%) PSTN
3 16 (44.44%) PBX
4 5 (13.89%) ISDN
5 4 (11.11%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (8.33%) SS7
6 3 (8.33%) ISUP
6 3 (8.33%) HTTP
7 2 (5.56%) FTP
7 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) 4G
7 2 (5.56%) MGW
8 1 (2.78%) Megaco
8 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
8 1 (2.78%) UMTS
8 1 (2.78%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Support Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Training Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JMS
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.78%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
2 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (27.78%) Service Management
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Logistics
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) B2B
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) C++
1 4 (11.11%) Java
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
3 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) MCTS
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 10 (27.78%) MCITP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) CCVP
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.78%) CNE
6 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) Lotus
3 6 (16.67%) Nortel
3 6 (16.67%) Avaya
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Axway
6 1 (2.78%) Huawei
6 1 (2.78%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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