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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 139 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing BT 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £580 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% +236.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £572 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £588 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.44% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £19.00
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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
1691 1274 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.88% 42.48% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 642 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 88 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £35.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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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 -2 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 - 3
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England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) OSPF
2 12 (63.16%) BGP
3 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 11 (57.89%) Ethernet
4 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Broadband
4 10 (52.63%) IPv4
4 10 (52.63%) IPv6
4 10 (52.63%) CCIE
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) CCIP
4 10 (52.63%) CCNA
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) Juniper
4 10 (52.63%) L2TP
4 10 (52.63%) RSVP
4 10 (52.63%) VRRP
4 10 (52.63%) JNCIA
4 10 (52.63%) JNCIP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (52.63%) BT 21CN
4 10 (52.63%) Junos
4 10 (52.63%) HSRP
4 10 (52.63%) IOS XR
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) OSPF
1 12 (63.16%) BGP
2 11 (57.89%) Ethernet
2 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 10 (52.63%) Broadband
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) IPv4
3 10 (52.63%) IPv6
3 10 (52.63%) L2TP
3 10 (52.63%) RSVP
3 10 (52.63%) VRRP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (52.63%) BT 21CN
3 10 (52.63%) Junos
3 10 (52.63%) HSRP
3 10 (52.63%) IOS XR
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Implementation Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Operations Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) IP Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
1 2 (10.53%) iSeries
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) B2B
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCIE
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) CCIP
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (52.63%) JNCIA
1 10 (52.63%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Aruba
3 2 (10.53%) IBM