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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
England / South East
Rank 242 242 251
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing RTP 11 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £305
% change year-on-year - +47.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.75% -  

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 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 1465 2039 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 22.11% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1128 994
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 £250 £225 £175
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 97 103 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Surrey +6 10 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (96.15%) VoIP
2 24 (92.31%) Telecoms
3 23 (88.46%) PBX
4 22 (84.62%) UMTS
4 22 (84.62%) Cisco
4 22 (84.62%) C++
4 22 (84.62%) STL
4 22 (84.62%) Linux
4 22 (84.62%) OO
4 22 (84.62%) GSM
4 22 (84.62%) Subversion
4 22 (84.62%) RANAP
4 22 (84.62%) Software Engineering
4 22 (84.62%) LTE
4 22 (84.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (84.62%) Asterisk PBX
4 22 (84.62%) GCC
4 22 (84.62%) GDB
4 22 (84.62%) Trac
4 22 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
4 22 (84.62%) Cross-Platform Development
5 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
5 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
6 10 (38.46%) High Availability
7 7 (26.92%) MGW
7 7 (26.92%) GGSN
7 7 (26.92%) SGSN
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 2 (7.69%) Genesys
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle

RTP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) VoIP
2 23 (88.46%) PBX
3 22 (84.62%) Asterisk PBX
3 22 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
3 22 (84.62%) GSM
3 22 (84.62%) LTE
3 22 (84.62%) RANAP
3 22 (84.62%) UMTS
4 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
5 7 (26.92%) GGSN
5 7 (26.92%) MGW
5 7 (26.92%) SGSN
6 1 (3.85%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) H.323
6 1 (3.85%) ISDN
6 1 (3.85%) MGCP
6 1 (3.85%) Q.931
6 1 (3.85%) SCCP
6 1 (3.85%) Skype
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) GCC
1 22 (84.62%) GDB
1 22 (84.62%) Subversion
1 22 (84.62%) Trac
General
1 24 (92.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Genesys Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Architect
3 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
3 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (84.62%) STL
2 1 (3.85%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Cross-Platform Development
1 22 (84.62%) OO
1 22 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 10 (38.46%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Genesys
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Sonus
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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