The table below looks at the statistics for RTCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing RTCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate - £128 £250
% change year-on-year
- -49.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RTCP
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 386 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 15.71% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 224 123
Median daily rate £370 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £9.54 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%