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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 581 568 549
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing RTP 19 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.025% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 18
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£394 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £398 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 28 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 28 November 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 -50 14 £394 -25.00% 13
London +8 9 £340 -38.18% 3
City of London +27 2 £340 -
South East -29 1 £450 +0.84% 10
Havant - 1 £450 - 6
North West - 1 £438 -
East of England - 1 £388 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 7
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hook - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (29.73%) SAP
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 10 (27.03%) Billing
3 9 (24.32%) SAP IS-U
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (18.92%) Workflow
5 7 (18.92%) FTP
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) Workflow Management
6 6 (16.22%) RTSP
6 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) ABAP
6 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco
7 5 (13.51%) Juniper
7 5 (13.51%) UMTS
7 5 (13.51%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) C
7 5 (13.51%) RTCP
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) LTE
8 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
8 4 (10.81%) Multicast
8 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS

RTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 7 (18.92%) FTP
2 7 (18.92%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) RTSP
4 5 (13.51%) UMTS
4 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) RTCP
5 4 (10.81%) LTE
5 4 (10.81%) Multicast
5 4 (10.81%) MPLS
5 4 (10.81%) ASN.1
5 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) DNS
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) Redis
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
1 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) LSMW
General
1 10 (27.03%) Billing
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.81%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) Kafka
2 1 (2.70%) WAP
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) VXML
2 1 (2.70%) BAPI
2 1 (2.70%) SyncML
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Handset
2 3 (8.11%) MPEG
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) IPTV
3 2 (5.41%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) VxWorks
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Workflow
1 7 (18.92%) Workflow Management
2 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Data Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) OOD
5 1 (2.70%) ETL
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Data Security
5 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) ABAP
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GxP
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.41%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.11%) Brocade
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Novell
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) ESRI
6 1 (2.70%) Verint
6 1 (2.70%) Redback
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
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