The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 35 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BT 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% - 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.25 -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
171 184 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.13% 57.50% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 47
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -39.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

BT
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Manager
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft