The table below looks at the statistics for MSRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSRP 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
Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP)
Rank 582 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSRP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7445 6341 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.17% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3362 3334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 371 626
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

MSRP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSRP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSRP
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MSRP 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 MSRP.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

MSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MSRP 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 MSRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Communications Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson