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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - 113
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
RTP
England

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
401 410 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.92% 16.04% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 233 121
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RTP.

1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) CTI
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) RFC 2833

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) CTI
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya