The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
England / North East
Rank 84 70 56
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14  
Contract jobs citing BT 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £145 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -29.31% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 344 371 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 46.80% 42.69% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 253 145
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 17
Median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £11.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% +19.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £18.00 £24.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in the North East

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in the North East

BT
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Tyne and Wear -12 1 £145 -
BT
England

BT
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Node B
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media