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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 131 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing BT 14 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.03% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £376 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £393 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.35 £26.35
% change year-on-year
+25.50% -53.12%
BT
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
1535 1071 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.42% 42.98% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 548 611
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 78 96
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.88 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £31.44 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Solihull +3 11 - -
Shropshire -21 2 £376 -
Coventry - 1 - -
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BT.

1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 6 (33.33%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Capita
6 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
6 5 (27.78%) Presales
7 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) EMC
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) CCDP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) CA
8 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (16.67%) ITSM
8 3 (16.67%) Network Design
8 3 (16.67%) FCAPS
8 3 (16.67%) Ethernet

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (16.67%) FCAPS
3 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) 802.11
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Network Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Networks
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Service Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Telephony Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) VMS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (33.33%) Network Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
7 1 (5.56%) People Management
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Design
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCDP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Capita
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
3 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 3 (16.67%) CA
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 3 (16.67%) SevOne
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) Kaseya
6 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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