Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 573 588
Rank change year-on-year -54 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing RTP 8 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.35% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
London median daily rate £460 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.36% +12.82% +43.38%
10th Percentile £456 £397 £360
90th Percentile £464 £575 £519
England median daily rate £461 £550 £338
% change year-on-year -16.14% +62.96% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.17% +2.50% -

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 5,171 5,437 5,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.29% 13.10% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,557 3,571 3,544
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 151 156
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -10.47% +18.98%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RTP in London

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RTP in London

RTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 21 January 2018. 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
Central London -21 2 - -
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for RTP.

1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) B2B
1 7 (87.50%) Apple
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) XMPP
1 7 (87.50%) PKI
1 7 (87.50%) FreeRADIUS
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Django
4 1 (12.50%) Flask
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Python

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 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Django Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XMPP
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Flask
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
1 7 (87.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) B2B
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Apple