The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

BT
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing BT 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.29% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £125 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -29.31% -2.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year -26.70% +196.49%  

BT is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 287 321 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 45.99% 47.14% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 173 202
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.81 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing BT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for BT in Birmingham

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BT in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Birmingham

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP