The table below looks at the statistics for RSVP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSVP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 627 652 626
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing RSVP 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £412 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +8.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £415 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

RSVP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RSVP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RSVP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RSVP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSVP within the UK.

RSVP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RSVP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RSVP within the UK.

RSVP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RSVP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 7 £412 +1.04% 1
London +5 4 - -
South West +8 2 £412 -0.78%
Bristol -1 2 £412 -0.78%
Greenwich - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSVP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RSVP.

1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
3 10 (83.33%) BGP
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
4 9 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 9 (75.00%) IPsec
5 8 (66.67%) JNCIP
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco
5 8 (66.67%) CCNP
6 7 (58.33%) SNMP
6 7 (58.33%) Firewall
6 7 (58.33%) JNCIE
7 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (41.67%) Wireless Security
8 5 (41.67%) CCSE
8 5 (41.67%) Wireless
8 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 5 (41.67%) OpenView
8 5 (41.67%) HP
8 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (41.67%) Splunk
8 5 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (33.33%) IPv6
9 4 (33.33%) VPLS
10 3 (25.00%) Network Management

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
3 10 (83.33%) BGP
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
4 9 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (75.00%) IPsec
5 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) SNMP
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
7 5 (41.67%) Wireless
7 5 (41.67%) Wireless Security
8 4 (33.33%) IPv6
8 4 (33.33%) VPLS
9 3 (25.00%) Junos
9 3 (25.00%) LAN
9 3 (25.00%) Multicast
10 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
10 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 2 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall Support
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNP
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 7 (58.33%) JNCIE
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) CCSE
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (8.33%) CCDP
7 1 (8.33%) CCIP
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (41.67%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Agilent
5 1 (8.33%) Cramer