Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 615 588
Rank change year-on-year +41 -27 +3
Contract jobs citing RTP 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.082% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
London median daily rate £363 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +29.03% -13.89%
10th Percentile £331 £500 £319
90th Percentile £525 £500 £443
England median daily rate £363 £450 £330
% change year-on-year -19.44% +36.36% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4866 6120 6151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.65% 13.50% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3225 4169 3975
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £239 £245 £206
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 95 195
London median hourly rate £21.40 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +12.32% -
10th Percentile £12.88 £10.50 £11.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +13.89%

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 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 London region with a requirement for RTP.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Dutch Language
4 2 (28.57%) French Language
4 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) SS7
4 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) HSRP
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SS7
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
1 2 (28.57%) Dutch Language
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Utilities Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Acme Packet
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Tandberg