The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 31 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 West Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 119 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing BT 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £400 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1203 914 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 46.00% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 401 462
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 80
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.23 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £28.15 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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England

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BT
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BT
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Solihull +3 1 - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Avaya
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
4 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (28.57%) BCP
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 4 (28.57%) Verint
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 4 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) 2G
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) 3G
6 1 (7.14%) RNC
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) BT 21CN
6 1 (7.14%) LTE
6 1 (7.14%) 4G
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Circuiting Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) BCP
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Avaya
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Verint
3 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 3 (21.43%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
6 1 (7.14%) NEC
6 1 (7.14%) NetCracker
6 1 (7.14%) Huawei
6 1 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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