The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 153 147 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing BT 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £300 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -48.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £180 £572
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £420 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
BT
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1687 1687 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.94% 45.37% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 863 644
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 106 89
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BT
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 3 £525 -
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for BT.

1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
2 9 (47.37%) Line Management
3 8 (42.11%) Contingency Planning
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 8 (42.11%) Openreach
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) User Experience
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Office 365
8 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (10.53%) Records Management
8 2 (10.53%) Skype
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 2 (10.53%) LTE
8 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Network Management

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) GSM
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
1 2 (10.53%) LTE
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
1 2 (10.53%) UMTS
2 1 (5.26%) 2G
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) IPv4
2 1 (5.26%) MegaStream
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SDH
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Rollout Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Line Management
2 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
3 8 (42.11%) Contingency Planning
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Network Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Records Management
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISMP
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Openreach
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.53%) Huawei
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.53%) Xerox
5 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Tellabs
5 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media