The table below looks at the statistics for RTSP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTSP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
Rank 576 562 528
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -34
Contract jobs citing RTSP 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.060% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
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
7664 6633 7073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.10% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3385 3436
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 376 592
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

RTSP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTSP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RTSP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RTSP within the UK.

RTSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RTSP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTSP within the UK.

RTSP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RTSP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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 -3 5 £300 -25.00% 3
London -6 4 £325 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - - 3
Cwmbran - - - -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTSP 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 RTSP.

1 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
2 7 (36.84%) FTP
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) SMTP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) MSI
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
3 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
3 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
4 5 (26.32%) Android SDK
4 5 (26.32%) Android Development
4 5 (26.32%) User Experience
4 5 (26.32%) PDA
4 5 (26.32%) Android
4 5 (26.32%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) Flash

RTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RTSP 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 RTSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
1 7 (36.84%) FTP
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) SMTP
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (26.32%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) RTCP
5 2 (10.53%) RTP
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Multicast
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) RARP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) Appium
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Calabash
2 3 (15.79%) eggPlant
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Android SDK
2 5 (26.32%) Flash
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
1 5 (26.32%) PDA
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) MPEG
3 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
1 5 (26.32%) Android Development
2 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Use Case
2 3 (15.79%) Kanban
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Communications Security
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
1 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Redback
4 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.26%) Novell
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper