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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 251 223 238
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing RTP 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.059% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.35% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£363 £446 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +107.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £446 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.36% +107.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Berkshire -4 4 £375 -15.96% 1
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £185 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Nortel
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) Lotus
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) PSTN
3 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (30.00%) PKI
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Streaming Media
4 2 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Live Communications Server
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) PBX
2 3 (30.00%) PSTN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Multicast
3 2 (20.00%) RTSP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) DVB
4 1 (10.00%) MGCP
4 1 (10.00%) QSIG
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (10.00%) MSRP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Streaming Media
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (20.00%) MPEG
2 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) CCVP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Novell