The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing BT 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.056% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.15% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £358 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £229 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £44.00 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+14.77% +329.26%

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
528 689 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.26% 38.36% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 344 331
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £62.20 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

BT
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Openreach
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PSTN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
1 1 (33.33%) Openreach