The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 138 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing RTP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.082% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £215
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 301 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 12.28% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 149 172
Average daily rate £356 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.80 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RTP across the South West region.

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the South West region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RTP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) Telnet
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) Telnet
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
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