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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - 258 236
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.043% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.23% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £315 £350
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1746 1771 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.45% 19.07% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 871 740
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 98
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) C++
1 9 (39.13%) STL
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) OO
1 9 (39.13%) GSM
1 9 (39.13%) UMTS
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
1 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
1 9 (39.13%) RANAP
1 9 (39.13%) LTE
1 9 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (39.13%) Trac
1 9 (39.13%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (39.13%) Cross-Platform Development
2 7 (30.43%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
3 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Skype
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Billing
3 5 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U

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 5 (21.74%) Live Communications Server
1 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
1 9 (39.13%) GSM
1 9 (39.13%) LTE
1 9 (39.13%) RANAP
1 9 (39.13%) UMTS
1 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (21.74%) PBX
2 5 (21.74%) PSTN
2 5 (21.74%) Skype
3 4 (17.39%) 3G
3 4 (17.39%) ATM
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
3 4 (17.39%) OSPF
3 4 (17.39%) RTCP
3 4 (17.39%) SCTP
3 4 (17.39%) SDH
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
1 9 (39.13%) Trac
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) GSM Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IP Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) LTE Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) RAN Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) UMTS Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) UMTS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (39.13%) STL
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (17.39%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (39.13%) OO
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia