The table below looks at the statistics for RSVP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSVP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Rank 580 560 550
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing RSVP 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£340 £274 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% +27.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £332 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate - £258 £215
% change year-on-year
- +19.76%
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
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

RSVP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSVP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSVP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 12 £340 +32.03% 2
London +16 3 £340 -2.85% 2
City of London - 3 £340 -
Berkshire -7 1 - -
South East -37 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Reading - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RSVP 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 RSVP.

1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (96.30%) MPLS
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 25 (92.59%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (92.59%) Juniper
4 20 (74.07%) Junos
5 19 (70.37%) CCNP
6 17 (62.96%) VPN
7 16 (59.26%) CCIE
7 16 (59.26%) OSPF
8 15 (55.56%) Ethernet
8 15 (55.56%) Firewall
9 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
10 13 (48.15%) VRRP
10 13 (48.15%) HSRP
11 12 (44.44%) VPLS
12 11 (40.74%) JNCIP
12 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (37.04%) CCIP
13 10 (37.04%) CCNA
14 9 (33.33%) IPv6
14 9 (33.33%) UNIX
14 9 (33.33%) Linux
14 9 (33.33%) JNCIA
14 9 (33.33%) Multicast
15 8 (29.63%) BT 21CN
15 8 (29.63%) Cisco IPT
15 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
15 8 (29.63%) Finance
15 8 (29.63%) BT

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RSVP 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 RSVP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (96.30%) MPLS
3 20 (74.07%) Junos
4 17 (62.96%) VPN
5 16 (59.26%) OSPF
6 15 (55.56%) Ethernet
6 15 (55.56%) Firewall
7 13 (48.15%) VRRP
7 13 (48.15%) HSRP
8 12 (44.44%) VPLS
9 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (33.33%) IPv6
10 9 (33.33%) Multicast
11 8 (29.63%) BT 21CN
11 8 (29.63%) IPv4
11 8 (29.63%) Broadband
11 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (29.63%) L2TP
12 6 (22.22%) SNMP
General
1 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) IP Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Handset
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) CCNP
3 16 (59.26%) CCIE
4 11 (40.74%) JNCIP
5 10 (37.04%) CCIP
5 10 (37.04%) CCNA
6 9 (33.33%) JNCIA
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
8 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
8 2 (7.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) BT
4 5 (18.52%) Redback
4 5 (18.52%) Huawei
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia
4 5 (18.52%) Radware
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 2 (7.41%) Cramer
8 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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