Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTP over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 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)
England > London
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 574 635
Rank change year-on-year +173 +61 -59
Contract jobs citing RTP 16 8 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.19% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £550 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -27.27%
England median daily rate £550 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +33.33% +6.45% -29.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

RTP 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,011 4,147 5,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.82% 10.43% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,308 2,795 3,813
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £228 £220
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 99 163
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% -16.86%
10th Percentile £16.38 £14.66 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +0.57%

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in London

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RTP in London.

Daily rate trend for RTP in London

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RTP in London over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for RTP in London

RTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RTP in London.

Hourly rate trend for RTP in London

RTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the London region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
North London - 1 £184 - 1
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing RTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for RTP.

1 14 (87.50%) VoIP
2 9 (56.25%) PBX
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
2 9 (56.25%) IPv4
2 9 (56.25%) IPv6
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) Media Streaming
2 9 (56.25%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) RTCP
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Handset
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP

RTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (87.50%) VoIP
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) IPv4
2 9 (56.25%) IPv6
2 9 (56.25%) PBX
3 5 (31.25%) RTCP
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) HSRP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) PABX
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Senior VoIP Developer
1 9 (56.25%) VoIP Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Check Point Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Check Point Support
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Media Streaming
1 9 (56.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) F5
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper
1 1 (6.25%) Meraki
1 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto