Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 346 371
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing RTP 7 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.043% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
South East median daily rate £263 - £450
10th Percentile £236 - £425
90th Percentile £374 - £475
England median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 2,503 2,781 3,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.26% 18.08% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,299 1,576 2,084
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 179 217
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -45.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.55 £47.50 £51.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% -22.24% +17.65%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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
Surrey -25 4 - - 2
Hampshire -9 1 £238 -
West Sussex - 1 £263 -
RTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) STL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) RANAP
2 3 (42.86%) SGSN
2 3 (42.86%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) MGW
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (42.86%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (42.86%) GCC
2 3 (42.86%) GDB
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Trac
2 3 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (42.86%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) MGW
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) RANAP
2 3 (42.86%) SGSN
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) GCC
1 3 (42.86%) GDB
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Trac
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (42.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cross-Platform Development
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix