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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 582 532 551
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +19
Contract jobs citing RTP 18 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.081% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.60% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
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£350 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £471 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50

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
8084 7210 9059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.54% 13.51% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4373 3882 4077
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 418 712
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -39 17 £350 -12.50% 12
London -20 6 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England - 6 £275 -
Berkshire +9 4 £480 - 2
South East -24 4 £480 +20.00% 7
Stevenage - 4 £263 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £263 -
Reading +13 3 £480 - 1
St Albans - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 2
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hertford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (23.21%) C
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 9 (16.07%) VoIP
4 9 (16.07%) MPEG
4 9 (16.07%) .NET
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.29%) IPTV
5 8 (14.29%) Streaming Video
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) SAP
5 8 (14.29%) ISDN
6 7 (12.50%) DHCP
6 7 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (12.50%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) C++
6 7 (12.50%) RTCP
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Billing
6 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (10.71%) RTSP
7 6 (10.71%) Degree
7 6 (10.71%) QA
7 6 (10.71%) Subversion

RTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.93%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.93%) SAP CRM
2 5 (8.93%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 9 (16.07%) VoIP
4 8 (14.29%) ISDN
5 7 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (12.50%) RTCP
6 6 (10.71%) UMTS
6 6 (10.71%) RTSP
6 6 (10.71%) FTP
7 5 (8.93%) LAN
7 5 (8.93%) Broadband
7 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.14%) SSL
8 4 (7.14%) ASN.1
8 4 (7.14%) GSM
8 4 (7.14%) WAN
8 4 (7.14%) LTE
9 3 (5.36%) NAS
9 3 (5.36%) Multicast
9 3 (5.36%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 4 (7.14%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Hudson
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.79%) LSMW
General
1 7 (12.50%) Billing
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Consultant
2 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Trainer
6 3 (5.36%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) J2EE
2 6 (10.71%) SyncML
2 6 (10.71%) GStreamer
3 5 (8.93%) WAP
4 3 (5.36%) Flash
4 3 (5.36%) J2ME
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) JDBC
5 2 (3.57%) KML
6 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.79%) VXML
6 1 (1.79%) BAPI
6 1 (1.79%) XMPP
6 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) MPEG
2 8 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 8 (14.29%) IPTV
3 6 (10.71%) GIS
4 4 (7.14%) Handset
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.14%) iPhone
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX
5 5 (8.93%) Android
6 4 (7.14%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.57%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.50%) Scrum
3 5 (8.93%) CRM
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Change Management
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Data Security
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Use Case
6 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.57%) DRM
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Data Management
6 2 (3.57%) Content Management
6 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) C++
3 7 (12.50%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Tcl
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
2 5 (8.93%) CCNA
2 5 (8.93%) CCVP
2 5 (8.93%) MCTS
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CNE
4 1 (1.79%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) JTAG
3 1 (1.79%) GxP
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) OpenView
1 3 (5.36%) Nagios
1 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) ESRI
4 6 (10.71%) Perforce
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) Brocade
7 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.57%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.79%) Huawei
8 1 (1.79%) Informatica
8 1 (1.79%) Lotus
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