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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
Rank 604 578 595
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing RTSP 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.095% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
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£480 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 -10 7 £480 +18.15% 4
London +15 5 - -
South East +6 2 £480 - 1
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) JSON
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
1 10 (52.63%) XML
1 10 (52.63%) Flash
1 10 (52.63%) QA
1 10 (52.63%) Android
1 10 (52.63%) Android SDK
1 10 (52.63%) Android Development
1 10 (52.63%) User Experience
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) RTP
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
5 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) Social Media
5 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (15.79%) Hudson
5 3 (15.79%) IPTV
5 3 (15.79%) Video on Demand
5 3 (15.79%) Multicast
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) JBoss

RTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
1 6 (31.58%) RTP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) Multicast
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DVB
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) DLNA
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) RARP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) PPP
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
1 10 (52.63%) XML
1 10 (52.63%) Flash
1 10 (52.63%) Android SDK
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
2 3 (15.79%) IPTV
2 3 (15.79%) Video on Demand
2 3 (15.79%) MPEG
3 2 (10.53%) Streaming Media
3 2 (10.53%) DTV
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.26%) Interactive TV
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Android Development
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Communications Security
3 1 (5.26%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) DRM
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Novell
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP