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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
UK
Rank 584 611 595
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing RSVP 12 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.094% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £218 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +9.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.50% +23.07%
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
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 11 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +47 9 £218 -45.50% 1
South East +18 7 £218 -37.71%
Slough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £218 -
Hampshire - 2 £218 -
Surrey +11 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £150 -
East of England - 1 £150 -
London - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £150 -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Juniper
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
3 13 (86.67%) VPLS
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
4 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (73.33%) Firewall
6 10 (66.67%) VLAN
6 10 (66.67%) IPv6
6 10 (66.67%) CCNP
6 10 (66.67%) CCNA
6 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (60.00%) Middleware
7 9 (60.00%) Internet
7 9 (60.00%) IPTV
7 9 (60.00%) STB
7 9 (60.00%) VRRP
7 9 (60.00%) Video on Demand
7 9 (60.00%) Multicast
7 9 (60.00%) Over-the-Top Content
8 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
8 8 (53.33%) ICMP
8 8 (53.33%) Frame Relay
8 8 (53.33%) IGMP
8 8 (53.33%) JNCIA
8 8 (53.33%) Huawei
8 8 (53.33%) IPv4
8 8 (53.33%) CCIP

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
3 13 (86.67%) VPLS
4 11 (73.33%) Firewall
5 10 (66.67%) IPv6
5 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (66.67%) VLAN
6 9 (60.00%) Internet
6 9 (60.00%) Multicast
6 9 (60.00%) VRRP
7 8 (53.33%) DNS
7 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
7 8 (53.33%) Frame Relay
7 8 (53.33%) FTP
7 8 (53.33%) HTTP
7 8 (53.33%) ICMP
7 8 (53.33%) IGMP
7 8 (53.33%) IPv4
7 8 (53.33%) SNMP
General
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Billing
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IP Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IPTV Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper Support
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) IPTV
1 9 (60.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 9 (60.00%) STB
1 9 (60.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNA
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCIP
2 8 (53.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Huawei
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) BT
7 1 (6.67%) Arista