The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for RSVP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RSVP over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
England / South East
Rank 240 261 264
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3  
Contract jobs citing RSVP 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.050% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £218 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RSVP 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1473 2013 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.00% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1121 984
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

RSVP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for RSVP in the South East

RSVP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RSVP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for RSVP in the South East

RSVP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSVP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Hampshire - 2 £218 -
Berkshire +22 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
RSVP
England

RSVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RSVP 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 South East region with a requirement for RSVP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) VPLS
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) IPv6
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Video on Demand
4 5 (62.50%) IPTV
4 5 (62.50%) STB
4 5 (62.50%) VRRP
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) ICMP
5 4 (50.00%) Frame Relay
5 4 (50.00%) Huawei
5 4 (50.00%) IGMP
5 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) CCIP
5 4 (50.00%) IPv4
5 4 (50.00%) DNS

RSVP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) VPLS
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) IPv6
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) VRRP
5 4 (50.00%) ATM
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Frame Relay
5 4 (50.00%) FTP
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) ICMP
5 4 (50.00%) IGMP
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) IPv4
5 4 (50.00%) SNMP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IPTV Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) IPTV
1 5 (62.50%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (62.50%) STB
1 5 (62.50%) Video on Demand
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCIP
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft