The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 130 123 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing BT 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£580 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.77% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £285 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1328 1260 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.03% 46.79% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 538 739
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 116
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
BT
England

BT
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) Nortel
1 5 (55.56%) Avaya
1 5 (55.56%) IPv4
1 5 (55.56%) Mitel
1 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) RMADS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (11.11%) CESG
5 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) IPv4
1 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
2 4 (44.44%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Advisor
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Telephony Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) RMADS
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Nortel
1 5 (55.56%) Avaya
1 5 (55.56%) Mitel
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper