The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BT Group plc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank - 53 56
Contract jobs citing BT 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.99% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
340 302 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.02% 50.42% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 141
Average daily rate £320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
BT
West Midlands

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BT
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BT.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Verint