The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 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 the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
RTP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
596 434 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 13.33% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 212 175
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.13 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RTP across the North West region.

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the North West region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West