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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 238 257 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs citing RTP 18 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.56% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 15
Average daily rate - £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
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
1758 1963 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 20.85% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 944 642
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 117 126
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 10 - -
Surrey 0 8 - - 2
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) Telecoms
1 10 (50.00%) LTE
1 10 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (40.00%) Trac
2 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) RANAP
2 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) STL
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) GSM
2 8 (40.00%) UMTS
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Billing
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) xDSL
4 5 (25.00%) 4G
4 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) HSRP
4 5 (25.00%) SCTP
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (50.00%) LTE
2 8 (40.00%) GSM
2 8 (40.00%) RANAP
2 8 (40.00%) UMTS
2 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) 2G
4 5 (25.00%) 3G
4 5 (25.00%) ATM
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
4 5 (25.00%) OSPF
4 5 (25.00%) RTCP
4 5 (25.00%) SCTP
4 5 (25.00%) SDH
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
1 8 (40.00%) Trac
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UMTS Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UMTS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (40.00%) STL
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) OO
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Nokia
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.00%) Huawei
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