The first table below looks at the demand for RTCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing RTCP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £210
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 197 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.83% 25.22% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 113
Average daily rate £280 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
RTCP
Berkshire

RTCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RTCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RTCP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RTCP Daily Rate Trend in Reading