Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 21 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 170 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing BT 8 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.24% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
West Midlands median daily rate £175 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +33.33% +20.00%
England median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.51% -
England median hourly rate £17.53 £14.75 £12.35
% change year-on-year +18.81% +19.43% -36.16%

BT 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 the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2154 2899 2170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.50% 47.02% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1576 1088
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £215
90th Percentile £573 £550 £543
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -8.52% -
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.32 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.38 £24.95 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BT in the West Midlands

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in the West Midlands

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in the West Midlands

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 4 £160 -70.91%
Solihull -12 4 £265 -
BT
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) TOWER Software
1 3 (37.50%) Capita
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) DSLAM
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

BT
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DSLAM
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Platform Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (12.50%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Capita
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle