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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing BT 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £210
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £288 £379
% change year-on-year
+24.34% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £13.90 £9.32
% change year-on-year
+263.30% +49.10%

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
1072 1133 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.44% 46.43% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 557 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 100
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 10 - -
Coventry -14 3 £400 -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 23 (65.71%) LAN
1 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (54.29%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (48.57%) WAN
5 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco
7 14 (40.00%) IBM
7 14 (40.00%) TOWER Software
7 14 (40.00%) Capita
7 14 (40.00%) Presales
8 11 (31.43%) Network Management
9 8 (22.86%) CCNA
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.14%) CCDP
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Fujitsu
11 5 (14.29%) CMDB
11 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
11 5 (14.29%) SevOne
11 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
11 5 (14.29%) CA
11 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 5 (14.29%) EMC
11 5 (14.29%) FCAPS
11 5 (14.29%) MPLS
11 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 5 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) ITSM

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 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) Open Workbench
4 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 5 (14.29%) FCAPS
3 5 (14.29%) MPLS
3 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.71%) PSTN
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) 802.11
5 1 (2.86%) ADSL
5 1 (2.86%) DWDM
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) GPON
5 1 (2.86%) GSM
5 1 (2.86%) Junos
5 1 (2.86%) SDH
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Architect
2 14 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 14 (40.00%) Telecoms Architect
3 13 (37.14%) Network Architect
4 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) VMS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (40.00%) Presales
3 11 (31.43%) Network Management
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) People Management
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Document Management
9 1 (2.86%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) CCNA
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) CCDP
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Capita
2 14 (40.00%) IBM
2 14 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 6 (17.14%) Fujitsu
4 5 (14.29%) CA
4 5 (14.29%) EMC
4 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 5 (14.29%) SevOne
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Aruba
6 2 (5.71%) Avaya
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy