The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 594 543 552
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +9
Contract jobs citing RTP 17 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.075% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
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£350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £320 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £472 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
8189 7193 8881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.50% 13.46% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4449 3894 4022
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 416 690
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RTP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -38 16 £350 -12.50% 10
East of England - 7 £275 - 1
Berkshire +8 4 £480 - 2
London -1 4 £450 +12.50%
South East -17 4 £480 +20.00% 5
Stevenage - 4 £263 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £263 - 1
Reading +11 3 £480 - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 13 (22.81%) C
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
1 13 (22.81%) HTTP
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) DNS
3 10 (17.54%) VoIP
4 9 (15.79%) MPEG
4 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 9 (15.79%) Streaming Video
4 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.04%) IPTV
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.04%) SAP
5 8 (14.04%) ISDN
6 7 (12.28%) RTCP
6 7 (12.28%) DHCP
6 7 (12.28%) FTP
6 7 (12.28%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) Java
6 7 (12.28%) C++
6 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (12.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) Billing
7 6 (10.53%) Subversion
7 6 (10.53%) Perforce
7 6 (10.53%) RTSP

RTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTP 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 RTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.77%) SAP CRM
2 5 (8.77%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.75%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) HTTP
2 10 (17.54%) VoIP
2 10 (17.54%) DNS
3 8 (14.04%) ISDN
4 7 (12.28%) DHCP
4 7 (12.28%) RTCP
4 7 (12.28%) FTP
5 6 (10.53%) UMTS
5 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 6 (10.53%) RTSP
6 5 (8.77%) Broadband
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
6 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.02%) SSL
7 4 (7.02%) GSM
7 4 (7.02%) ASN.1
7 4 (7.02%) LTE
7 4 (7.02%) Multicast
8 3 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
2 4 (7.02%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Hudson
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.75%) LSMW
General
1 7 (12.28%) Billing
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Trainer
6 3 (5.26%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) J2EE
2 6 (10.53%) SyncML
2 6 (10.53%) GStreamer
3 5 (8.77%) WAP
4 3 (5.26%) Flash
4 3 (5.26%) J2ME
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) JDBC
5 2 (3.51%) KML
6 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.75%) VXML
6 1 (1.75%) BAPI
6 1 (1.75%) XMPP
6 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) MPEG
1 9 (15.79%) Streaming Video
2 8 (14.04%) IPTV
3 6 (10.53%) GIS
4 4 (7.02%) Handset
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Streaming Media
6 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) AS400
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) DTV
7 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 5 (8.77%) Android
6 4 (7.02%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.51%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.51%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.28%) Scrum
3 5 (8.77%) CRM
3 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Change Management
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Data Security
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.26%) Change Control
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.51%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Use Case
6 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.51%) DRM
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) C
2 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) C++
3 7 (12.28%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) Python
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Tcl
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) MCSE
2 5 (8.77%) CCNA
2 5 (8.77%) CCVP
2 5 (8.77%) MCTS
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CNE
5 1 (1.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) JTAG
3 1 (1.75%) GxP
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) OpenView
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) ESRI
3 6 (10.53%) Perforce
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Juniper
6 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Brocade
6 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.51%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.51%) Sybase
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Lotus
8 1 (1.75%) Huawei
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