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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 587 555 523
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -32
Contract jobs citing RTP 21 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 18
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£350 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £408 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £473 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +47.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7962 6948 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.39% 13.44% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3782 3832
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 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 421 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 29 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 18 December 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 -25 17 £350 -30.00% 9
London +24 9 £340 -38.18% 2
South East -34 6 £350 -26.02% 5
Berkshire +3 3 £363 -23.38% 4
City of London +11 2 £340 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £363 - 2
Surrey - 1 £185 - 1
Havant - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £438 -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hook - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (28.57%) SAP
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Billing
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 7 (20.00%) Workflow
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 6 (17.14%) ABAP
5 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) PKI
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
6 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) HTTP
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) PSTN
7 4 (11.43%) RTSP
7 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM

RTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (8.57%) Lync
1 3 (8.57%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) MPLS
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) HTTP
3 4 (11.43%) VoIP
3 4 (11.43%) PSTN
3 4 (11.43%) RTSP
3 4 (11.43%) Multicast
4 3 (8.57%) PBX
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) RTCP
5 2 (5.71%) H.323
5 2 (5.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) DVB
5 2 (5.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.71%) Redis
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) LSMW
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
1 9 (25.71%) Billing
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
1 2 (5.71%) Kafka
1 2 (5.71%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) BAPI
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) IPTV
2 3 (8.57%) MPEG
3 2 (5.71%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Workflow Management
1 7 (20.00%) Workflow
2 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) MapReduce
6 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) ABAP
2 2 (5.71%) C
2 2 (5.71%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) GxP
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) HDFS
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SAP
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) Juniper
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.57%) Brocade
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Novell
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.71%) Nortel
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.86%) Verint
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Redback
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