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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 73 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing BT 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 0.60% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 1.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +57.14%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
635 526 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.04% 45.03% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 271 296
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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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
Cheadle - - - - 1
BT
North West

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (52.94%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (47.06%) Avaya
5 8 (47.06%) Nortel
6 7 (41.18%) CCIP
6 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
6 7 (41.18%) IPv4
6 7 (41.18%) IPv6
6 7 (41.18%) CCIE
6 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Broadband
6 7 (41.18%) L2TP
6 7 (41.18%) RSVP
6 7 (41.18%) VRRP
6 7 (41.18%) BT 21CN
6 7 (41.18%) Junos
6 7 (41.18%) JNCIA
6 7 (41.18%) JNCIP
6 7 (41.18%) HSRP

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) MPLS
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 7 (41.18%) IPv4
3 7 (41.18%) IPv6
3 7 (41.18%) Broadband
3 7 (41.18%) L2TP
3 7 (41.18%) RSVP
3 7 (41.18%) VRRP
3 7 (41.18%) BT 21CN
3 7 (41.18%) Junos
3 7 (41.18%) HSRP
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WLAN
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Operations Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) IP Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Streaming Media
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) WFM
1 5 (29.41%) Change Control
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) CCNA
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCIP
2 7 (41.18%) CCIE
2 7 (41.18%) JNCIA
2 7 (41.18%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Avaya
3 8 (47.06%) Nortel