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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
Rank 590 590 556
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing RTSP 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.14% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
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£275 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 7 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 24 April 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 -7 4 £275 -21.42% 3
London +1 2 - - 1
East of England +20 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - -
Cambridge -4 1 - -
South East -7 1 £275 +10.00% 2
Berkshire - 1 £275 -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
1 6 (46.15%) JSON
1 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) MSI
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) SMTP
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
3 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) PDA
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby

RTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
1 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) SMTP
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DVB
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) IGMP
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MSI
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Calabash
2 3 (23.08%) eggPlant
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Appium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Android Developer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Flash
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) Android SDK
2 3 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 4 (30.77%) PDA
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) MPEG
4 1 (7.69%) DTV
4 1 (7.69%) BBC
4 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
4 1 (7.69%) STB
4 1 (7.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Kanban
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Android Development
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) F5