Our Values


Our history

Established in 1980, Real Time Consultants is a privately owned business with a history of providing professional and technical recruitment solutions within IT, PMO, software development and data analytics.

Our proven ability to supply niche skills to these markets has led to the award of long-term contracts across the public and private sector, supplying key resources to cutting-edge technology projects and business-critical programmes.

We work with our clients as a trusted partner and believe in building meaningful long-term relationships, this is evident from the strength of our client base and longevity of our contractors. We partner with organisations across IT, Finance, Government, Defence and Transportation, with services ranging from filling individual positions to establishing entire project teams across the UK and Europe.


The Real Time Consultants brand is trusted by companies from SME’s through to multi-national organisations, our reputation is built on integrity.


Our people are professionals recruited from both industry and public service, to bring you the right balance of knowledge and expertise.


We work with our clients as solution partners. Our consultative outlook enables us to enhance client performance through providing innovative tailored solutions that meet their needs, not ours.


We add value to our clients by increasing their ability to be flexible. We achieve this by providing a highly responsive service to client requirements.


People are at the heart of everything we do, from the people we employ to the candidates we represent and the clients we engage with.


You have peace of mind knowing that your risk is managed through our commitment to stay informed of the latest government regulatory frameworks, industry specific regulations & standards and international tax & payroll legislations. We deliver efficient solutions without cutting corners.

Operational Efficiency

Our business model enables our specialist divisions to provide focused customer-facing solutions backed up by comprehensive central support, enabling divisions to collaborate to provide a broad and integrated bespoke solution from across the whole spectrum of our service.

The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC)

The ARC is a professional trade association for recruitment consultancies and is committed to raising standards and promoting the industry. All members abide by a code of professional practice to evidence their commitment and help underpin the value in quality assurance.


Since 1993, Real Time Consultants has successfully held quality accreditation. We have a fully documented Business Management System certified by SGS, in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. We continually improve and maintain its effectiveness in accordance with the requirements of this International Standard. The scope of accreditation is for the provision of professional recruitment services and project consultancy to niche markets.

Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks. Through the Assurance Framework it offers a mechanism for organisations to demonstrate to customers, investors, insurers and others that they have taken these essential precautions.