The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 627 663 632
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -31
Contract jobs citing RTP 22 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.088% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £320 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -18.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+82.50% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00

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
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +40 22 £450 +40.62% 7
South East +29 12 - - 3
Surrey - 7 - - 1
London +6 6 £450 -4.00% 2
Camberley - 6 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
North West - 1 £548 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £548 -
Manchester - 1 £548 - 2
Leeds - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 14 (46.67%) VoIP
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 12 (40.00%) PBX
4 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (26.67%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) LTE
5 8 (26.67%) High Availability
5 8 (26.67%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (23.33%) Cross-Platform Development
6 7 (23.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 7 (23.33%) GCC
6 7 (23.33%) GDB
6 7 (23.33%) Trac
6 7 (23.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (23.33%) OO
6 7 (23.33%) STL
6 7 (23.33%) GSM
6 7 (23.33%) UMTS
6 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) RANAP
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Retail
8 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) CCIE
9 4 (13.33%) CCNP
9 4 (13.33%) CCNA

RTP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) StreamServe
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) VoIP
2 12 (40.00%) PBX
3 8 (26.67%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (26.67%) LTE
4 7 (23.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (23.33%) GSM
4 7 (23.33%) RANAP
4 7 (23.33%) UMTS
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) H.323
6 4 (13.33%) MGCP
6 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (10.00%) HTTP
7 3 (10.00%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) RTCP
7 3 (10.00%) SCCP
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mart
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) GCC
1 7 (23.33%) GDB
1 7 (23.33%) Subversion
1 7 (23.33%) Trac
2 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Billing
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Business Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Designer
3 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Billing Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (23.33%) STL
2 3 (10.00%) XMPP
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CCXML
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) RFC 2833
4 1 (3.33%) VXML
4 1 (3.33%) WAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) High Availability
2 7 (23.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 7 (23.33%) OO
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Presales
4 3 (10.00%) Process Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCIE
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCVP
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Genesys
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
4 1 (3.33%) Agilent
4 1 (3.33%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) Redknee
4 1 (3.33%) Xura
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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