The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 616 602
Rank change year-on-year +40 -14  
Contract jobs citing RTP 7 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.008% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.051% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £318
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

RTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5978 7894 7394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.83% 15.96% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 4868 4239
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 362 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in England

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RTP in England

RTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTP in England

RTP
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 RTP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
South East - 3 - - 6
RTP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for RTP.

1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) VoIP
3 12 (48.00%) PBX
3 12 (48.00%) UMTS
3 12 (48.00%) GSM
3 12 (48.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) STL
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 12 (48.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (48.00%) Subversion
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) RANAP
3 12 (48.00%) Wireshark
3 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (48.00%) LTE
3 12 (48.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 12 (48.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (48.00%) GCC
3 12 (48.00%) GDB
3 12 (48.00%) Trac
3 12 (48.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (48.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (40.00%) MGW
4 10 (40.00%) GGSN
4 10 (40.00%) SGSN
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.00%) HTTP
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall

RTP
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) VoIP
2 12 (48.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 12 (48.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (48.00%) GSM
2 12 (48.00%) LTE
2 12 (48.00%) PBX
2 12 (48.00%) RANAP
2 12 (48.00%) UMTS
2 12 (48.00%) Wireshark
3 10 (40.00%) GGSN
3 10 (40.00%) MGW
3 10 (40.00%) SGSN
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) HTTP
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (16.00%) RTCP
6 3 (12.00%) Megaco
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) GCC
1 12 (48.00%) GDB
1 12 (48.00%) Subversion
1 12 (48.00%) Trac
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Dutch Language
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Utilities Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (48.00%) STL
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) FFmpeg
2 1 (4.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) MPEG
2 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
1 12 (48.00%) OO
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Presales
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Data Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Kanban
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Design
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Mitel
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Acme Packet
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Brightcove
6 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
6 1 (4.00%) Xilinx
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