Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 September 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 372 370
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +25
Contract jobs citing RTP 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
South East median daily rate £413 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +5.56% +89.47%
10th Percentile £254 £438 £425
90th Percentile £500 £513 £475
England median daily rate £420 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -8.70% +2.22% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,610 2,775 3,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.74% 17.05% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,379 1,528 1,848
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £200 £211 £228
90th Percentile £575 £544 £531
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 203
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.90 £47.97
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -27.28% +25.00%

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the South East

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RTP in the South East

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RTP in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTP in the South East

RTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTP in the South East

RTP
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 RTP within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
East Sussex - 7 £425 -
Surrey -34 3 - -
Hampshire -29 1 £238 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £263 -
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for RTP.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) MGCP
3 7 (53.85%) SCCP
3 7 (53.85%) H.323
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Red Box
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) UMTS
7 2 (15.38%) WLAN
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) STL
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) GSM

RTP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) H.323
2 7 (53.85%) MGCP
2 7 (53.85%) SCCP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (15.38%) GGSN
6 2 (15.38%) GSM
6 2 (15.38%) RANAP
6 2 (15.38%) UMTS
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) GCC
1 2 (15.38%) GDB
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Project Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Red Box
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix