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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank - 651 624
Contract jobs citing RSVP 0 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 £368
% change year-on-year
- +12.92%
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
8274 7955 8575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.72% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5051 4583 4747
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 543 484
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) SNMP
5 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
5 6 (60.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (50.00%) Wireless Security
6 5 (50.00%) CCSE
6 5 (50.00%) OpenView
6 5 (50.00%) HP
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (50.00%) Wireless
6 5 (50.00%) Splunk
6 5 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (30.00%) IPv6
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) PKI

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 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (60.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (60.00%) SNMP
6 5 (50.00%) Wireless
6 5 (50.00%) Wireless Security
7 3 (30.00%) IPv6
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (20.00%) IPv4
8 2 (20.00%) LTE
8 2 (20.00%) SCTP
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall Support
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) IP Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) JNCIP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) CCSE
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Agilent