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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 614 647 625
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Contract jobs citing RSVP 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 6 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 3 December 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 +3 4 £400 +14.28% 2
South East +25 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) SNMP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) IPv4
3 5 (71.43%) IPv6
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) ATM
3 5 (71.43%) CCIP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) ICMP
3 5 (71.43%) VRRP
3 5 (71.43%) Huawei
3 5 (71.43%) IPTV
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) Video on Demand
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) Frame Relay

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) SNMP
2 6 (85.71%) VPLS
3 5 (71.43%) ATM
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Frame Relay
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) ICMP
3 5 (71.43%) IGMP
3 5 (71.43%) IPv4
3 5 (71.43%) IPv6
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VRRP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Data Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IPTV
1 5 (71.43%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (71.43%) STB
1 5 (71.43%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCIP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIA
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Huawei
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Splunk