Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 631 626
Rank change year-on-year +82 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing RTP 16 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
London median daily rate £600 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -7.61% +5.14%
England median daily rate £513 £410 £405
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.23% -8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 3,920 5,306 5,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.62% 11.49% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,627 3,676 3,464
London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +0.28% +1.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 133 140
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.95% -0.13%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.29 £47.63
England median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +38.75% +8.11% -17.78%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RTP in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTP in London

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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 17 October 2019. 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 - 2 £675 - 1
West London +27 1 - -
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Meraki
3 4 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) SNMP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Record to Report
4 3 (18.75%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) HSRP
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (12.50%) InVision
1 2 (12.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GCP
1 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) BGP
1 4 (25.00%) OSPF
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
2 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) HSRP
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) H.323
4 1 (6.25%) IGMP
4 1 (6.25%) OpenFlow
4 1 (6.25%) RTMP
4 1 (6.25%) RTSP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Check Point Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Payments Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP CO Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) WebRTC
1 2 (12.50%) WebSockets
2 1 (6.25%) Android NDK
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) ASIC
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Product Roadmap
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Record to Report
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Co-Creation
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) Typography
3 2 (12.50%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Go
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Meraki
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) ReadSoft