The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RTCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTCP over the 3 months to 30 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.

Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 621 594
Contract jobs citing RTCP 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.041% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £120
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RTCP 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6071 7371 7304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.46% 14.75% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3741 4476 4043
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 308 406
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

RTCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for RTCP in England

RTCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RTCP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RTCP in England

RTCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTCP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTCP in England