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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
Rank 627 599 581
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs citing RTSP 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£325 £480 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +37.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £480 £250
% change year-on-year
- +92.00%
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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 3 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 September 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
London +6 6 £325 -27.77%
England -9 6 £325 -32.29%
City of London - 2 £425 -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MPLS
1 5 (55.56%) IPsec
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Multicast
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 3 (33.33%) BBC
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed

RTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) MPLS
1 5 (55.56%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) PSTN
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Calabash
1 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
1 1 (11.11%) Appium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) BBC
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
3 1 (11.11%) STB
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) MPEG
3 1 (11.11%) EFT
3 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) DRM
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Polycom
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) Xamarin