The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
RTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.58% 17.43% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Median daily rate £350 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £515 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%