The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 109 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing BT 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£250 £300 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £231
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +40.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - £25.07
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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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1266 912 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.10% 43.26% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 469 519
Average daily rate £330 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 52 94
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BT Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
Coventry - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) Nokia
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) Network Design
4 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
4 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) BT 21CN
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) DSLAM
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Network Security
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) MPLS
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
3 5 (29.41%) BT 21CN
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) DSLAM
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) ADSL
7 1 (5.88%) Broadband
7 1 (5.88%) ISDN
7 1 (5.88%) RIP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Circuiting Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
1 5 (29.41%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Nokia
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cerner
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) NEC
4 1 (5.88%) Cramer
4 1 (5.88%) NetCracker
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Verint
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 26 days ago