The table below looks at the statistics for RTCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Rank - 614 584
Contract jobs citing RTCP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.024% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

RTCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTCP 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 RTCP.

1 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) RTP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms

RTCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTCP 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 RTCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) RTP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP