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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 83 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing BT 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.61% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +32.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -3.50%
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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
622 490 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.24% 41.21% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 216 277
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 55
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Nortel
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Streaming Media
2 5 (71.43%) WFM
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Streaming Media
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) WFM
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Nortel
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
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