The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 55 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing BT 22 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.01% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Average daily rate
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£529 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £26.35 -
% change year-on-year
-53.12% -
BT
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 367 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.72% 45.25% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 160 170
Average daily rate £400 £386 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BT
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

BT
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 20 £536 -
BT
North West

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (66.67%) Service Management
1 16 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (66.67%) Network Management
1 16 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 13 (54.17%) Application Performance Management
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Management
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 2 (8.33%) Network Security
9 2 (8.33%) Banking
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) XenApp
9 2 (8.33%) XenServer
9 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) Avaya
9 2 (8.33%) SAN
9 2 (8.33%) MPLS

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Office Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Service Management
1 16 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (66.67%) Network Management
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Management
2 13 (54.17%) Application Performance Management
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) XenServer
1 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 2 (8.33%) Toshiba
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) IBM