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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 637 588 580
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -8
Contract jobs citing RTP 11 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.072% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 18
Median daily rate £450 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £125 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 6 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 26 May 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 -35 11 £450 +40.62% 8
Berkshire -10 3 £450 +233.33%
London -14 3 £500 +31.57%
South East -20 3 £450 +111.76% 2
South West -9 1 £375 +20.96% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £375 - 1

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (37.84%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) LTE
2 11 (29.73%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (27.03%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
4 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (24.32%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) STL
4 9 (24.32%) UMTS
4 9 (24.32%) GSM
4 9 (24.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (24.32%) Subversion
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) RANAP
4 9 (24.32%) Trac
4 9 (24.32%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (21.62%) High Availability
6 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.22%) IPsec
6 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (16.22%) SCTP
6 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
6 6 (16.22%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (16.22%) PBX
6 6 (16.22%) PSTN
6 6 (16.22%) SDH
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
6 6 (16.22%) RTCP

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 6 (16.22%) Live Communications Server
1 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (29.73%) LTE
3 9 (24.32%) GSM
3 9 (24.32%) RANAP
3 9 (24.32%) UMTS
3 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
4 6 (16.22%) IPsec
4 6 (16.22%) PBX
4 6 (16.22%) PSTN
4 6 (16.22%) RTCP
4 6 (16.22%) SCTP
4 6 (16.22%) SDH
4 6 (16.22%) Skype
5 5 (13.51%) 4G
5 5 (13.51%) HSRP
5 5 (13.51%) OSPF
5 5 (13.51%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (13.51%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Subversion
1 9 (24.32%) Trac
2 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Consultant
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Transmission Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Telephony Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) RAN Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (24.32%) STL
2 5 (13.51%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) RFC 2833
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) WAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) IVR
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (24.32%) OO
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) High Availability
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C++
2 5 (13.51%) ABAP
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) Acme Packet
3 2 (5.41%) Nokia
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Agilent
4 1 (2.70%) Green Hat
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Redknee
4 1 (2.70%) Xura
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago