Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RTCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTCP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 874 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 - +845
Contract jobs citing RTCP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
England median daily rate - £450 -
UK median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

RTCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13006 14904 14659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.83% 15.43% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7975 9077 8592
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 751 956
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.24 £47.50 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

RTCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RTCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RTCP in England

RTCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RTCP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RTCP in England

RTCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTCP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTCP in England

RTCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTCP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 6 - - 1
London -17 1 - -
RTCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTCP 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 England region with a requirement for RTCP.

1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) RTP
2 6 (85.71%) HTTPS
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) Mitel
2 6 (85.71%) Presales
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Megaco
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) HSRP
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (14.29%) SevOne

RTCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) HTTPS
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) RTP
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Megaco
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Design
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Mitel
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) SevOne