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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
England / North West
Rank 134 151 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing BT 2 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.21% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.50% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £266 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £363 £383
% change year-on-year
-39.86% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £20.00 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+152.50% +95.12%

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
1117 1603 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.36% 41.99% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 874 759
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
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 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +24 1 £175 -70.83% 1
Manchester +11 1 £358 -
BT
England

BT
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Openreach
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PSTN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Openreach
2 1 (25.00%) Computacenter