Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 360 400
Rank change year-on-year +6 +40 -22
Contract jobs citing RTP 22 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.66% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
South East median daily rate £413 - £320
England median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 0
South East median hourly rate £50.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.17% - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year +23.17% - -

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 2949 3165 3514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.98% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1803 1886
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £527 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 221 243
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £46.09 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Surrey -7 18 £413 - 4
Hampshire +15 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for RTP.

1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) VoIP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) PBX
3 14 (63.64%) Asterisk PBX
4 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
4 12 (54.55%) C++
5 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (45.45%) Subversion
6 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 10 (45.45%) RANAP
6 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 10 (45.45%) STL
6 10 (45.45%) UMTS
6 10 (45.45%) GSM
6 10 (45.45%) OO
6 10 (45.45%) GGSN
6 10 (45.45%) SGSN
6 10 (45.45%) LTE
6 10 (45.45%) MGW
6 10 (45.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (45.45%) GCC
6 10 (45.45%) GDB
6 10 (45.45%) Trac
6 10 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (45.45%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) LDAP
8 4 (18.18%) HTTPS

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) VoIP
2 14 (63.64%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (63.64%) PBX
3 10 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (45.45%) GGSN
3 10 (45.45%) GSM
3 10 (45.45%) LTE
3 10 (45.45%) MGW
3 10 (45.45%) RANAP
3 10 (45.45%) SGSN
3 10 (45.45%) UMTS
3 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
4 4 (18.18%) CTI
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) HTTP
4 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
4 4 (18.18%) IPsec
4 4 (18.18%) LDAP
4 4 (18.18%) Softphone
4 4 (18.18%) SSH
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) GCC
1 10 (45.45%) GDB
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
1 10 (45.45%) Trac
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Platform Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (45.45%) STL
2 4 (18.18%) JTAPI
2 4 (18.18%) RFC 2833
2 4 (18.18%) TAPI
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) QML
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) Qt Quick
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) WebRTC
3 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Debian
3 4 (18.18%) Fedora
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
2 10 (45.45%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (45.45%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Presales
3 4 (18.18%) Process Management
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (18.18%) PA-DSS
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) SAP