Period
to 23 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Openreach products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Openreach over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 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 Openreach.

Openreach
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Openreach 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.45% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Chester median daily rate - £175 -
Cheshire median daily rate - £175 £600
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Openreach is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 106 81 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 45.49% 36.82% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 102
Chester median daily rate £375 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -14.38% -
10th Percentile £225 £123 £258
90th Percentile £573 £475 £468
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £15.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.52% -27.86% +26.95%
10th Percentile £16.35 £10.50 £14.70
90th Percentile £46.00 £31.63 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% -1.45%