The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 120 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% - 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
414 330 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.61% 15.38% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 152 149
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.15 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RTP across the West Midlands region.

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RTP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Billing
1 6 (85.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (57.14%) SAP CRM
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Design
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) DRM
4 1 (14.29%) RTCP
4 1 (14.29%) SyncML
4 1 (14.29%) GIS
4 1 (14.29%) ESRI
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (57.14%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RTCP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (85.71%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience Design
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) DRM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI