The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 567 515 554
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +39
Contract jobs citing RTP 23 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.83% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 17
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£350 £421 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £345 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7602 6990 8978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.91% 13.67% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4063 3628 3970
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 456 702
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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 1 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 1 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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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 -37 22 £350 -16.81% 11
East of England - 6 £275 - 2
London -26 4 £450 +6.95% 3
Stevenage - 4 £263 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £263 - 2
South East -22 3 £480 - 5
Reading +2 2 £480 - 1
Berkshire -4 2 £480 - 1
Havant -1 1 - - 3
Hampshire -15 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £325 -
Guildford - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) C
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 12 (20.00%) HTTP
4 11 (18.33%) DNS
5 10 (16.67%) ISDN
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) SAP
6 9 (15.00%) VoIP
6 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (13.33%) UMTS
7 8 (13.33%) MPEG
7 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (13.33%) Streaming Video
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (11.67%) RTCP
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Java
8 7 (11.67%) C++
8 7 (11.67%) SQL
8 7 (11.67%) Python
8 7 (11.67%) UNIX
8 7 (11.67%) DHCP
8 7 (11.67%) Billing
8 7 (11.67%) IPTV

RTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Quicktime
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (6.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.33%) SAP FI-AA
4 2 (3.33%) SAP PS
5 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) HTTP
2 11 (18.33%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) ISDN
4 9 (15.00%) VoIP
5 8 (13.33%) UMTS
6 7 (11.67%) RTCP
6 7 (11.67%) DHCP
7 6 (10.00%) GSM
7 6 (10.00%) FTP
8 5 (8.33%) ISUP
8 5 (8.33%) 3GPP
8 5 (8.33%) WCDMA
8 5 (8.33%) PSTN
8 5 (8.33%) Broadband
8 5 (8.33%) RTSP
8 5 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (6.67%) ASN.1
9 4 (6.67%) LTE
9 4 (6.67%) 4G
9 4 (6.67%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.67%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Hudson
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Billing
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Trainer
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Training Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) GStreamer
2 6 (10.00%) J2EE
2 6 (10.00%) SyncML
3 5 (8.33%) WAP
4 3 (5.00%) Flash
4 3 (5.00%) J2ME
5 2 (3.33%) KML
5 2 (3.33%) JDBC
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) VXML
6 1 (1.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) MPEG
1 8 (13.33%) Streaming Video
2 7 (11.67%) IPTV
3 6 (10.00%) GIS
4 4 (6.67%) iPhone
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.67%) Handset
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (8.33%) Android
6 4 (6.67%) Windows NT
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.67%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.33%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.67%) Scrum
3 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Data Security
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Logistics
7 2 (3.33%) Use Case
7 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Data Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Data Management
7 2 (3.33%) Content Management
7 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.33%) Change Control
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) C
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Tcl
6 1 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) MCTS
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) CCNA
3 5 (8.33%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) CCVP
4 1 (1.67%) CNE
4 1 (1.67%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) JTAG
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) OpenView
1 3 (5.00%) Nagios
1 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) Perforce
4 6 (10.00%) ESRI
5 4 (6.67%) Sybase
6 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (5.00%) Huawei
7 2 (3.33%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
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