The table below looks at the statistics for RTCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Rank 650 618 606
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing RTCP 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £120 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £120 £250
% change year-on-year
- -52.00%
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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

RTCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RTCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RTCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

RTCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RTCP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RTCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RTCP
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTCP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -13 1 - - 1

RTCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RTCP 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 RTCP.

1 6 (100.00%) SDH
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) RTP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) SCTP
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ICMP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) German Language

RTCP
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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) RTP
1 6 (100.00%) SCTP
1 6 (100.00%) SDH
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
3 3 (50.00%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia