The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 117 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing BT 4 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.33% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.68% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£410 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1183 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.39% 48.36% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 444 539
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 67
Average hourly rate £18.68 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
BT
South East

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BT across the Berkshire region.

BT Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 2 - -
Slough - - - - 1
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BT.

1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 10 (43.48%) LTE
3 9 (39.13%) Huawei
3 9 (39.13%) ATM
3 9 (39.13%) SDH
3 9 (39.13%) DWDM
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) VB
5 7 (30.43%) Nortel
5 7 (30.43%) 3G
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) RSVP
6 6 (26.09%) VRRP
6 6 (26.09%) OPNET
6 6 (26.09%) Network Design
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) MS Access
6 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (26.09%) HSRP
7 5 (21.74%) 4G
8 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) Back Office
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) 2G
1 10 (43.48%) LTE
2 9 (39.13%) ATM
2 9 (39.13%) SDH
2 9 (39.13%) DWDM
3 7 (30.43%) 3G
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) RSVP
4 6 (26.09%) VRRP
4 6 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (26.09%) HSRP
4 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) 4G
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MS Access
General
1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
1 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) WFM
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Dell Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OPNET
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Huawei
2 7 (30.43%) Nortel
3 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (8.70%) NEC
5 2 (8.70%) Amdocs
6 1 (4.35%) Cramer
6 1 (4.35%) Verint
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Genesys
6 1 (4.35%) Empirix
6 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.35%) Siemens
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy