The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 116 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing BT 9 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.09% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £360 £520 £159
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +227.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £424 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £524 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £17.42 -
% change year-on-year
+146.84% -
BT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1300 1370 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.00% 48.41% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 697 635
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £16.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 4 £340 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Slough +4 1 - -
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (65.38%) Huawei
3 12 (46.15%) Nokia
4 11 (42.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 11 (42.31%) Ericsson
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) Nokia Networks
5 9 (34.62%) Virgin Media
6 8 (30.77%) Siemens
6 8 (30.77%) 3G
6 8 (30.77%) SLA
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 6 (23.08%) Back Office
7 6 (23.08%) Arqiva
7 6 (23.08%) Telindus
7 6 (23.08%) ZTE
7 6 (23.08%) NetCracker
8 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
9 4 (15.38%) MPLS
9 4 (15.38%) PMP
9 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) APMP

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) 3G
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) 2G
5 3 (11.54%) 4G
5 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (7.69%) LTE
7 1 (3.85%) Broadband
7 1 (3.85%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Back Office
3 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) IP Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
3 3 (11.54%) Quote-to-Cash
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) B2B
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) APMP
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 4 (15.38%) PMP
1 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) HNC
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) NEBOSH
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Huawei
2 12 (46.15%) Nokia
3 11 (42.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 11 (42.31%) Ericsson
4 9 (34.62%) Nokia Networks
4 9 (34.62%) Virgin Media
5 8 (30.77%) Siemens
6 6 (23.08%) Arqiva
6 6 (23.08%) NetCracker
6 6 (23.08%) Telindus
6 6 (23.08%) ZTE
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) SAP
9 2 (7.69%) Remedy
9 2 (7.69%) VMware
10 1 (3.85%) Citrix
10 1 (3.85%) Cramer
10 1 (3.85%) Nortel
10 1 (3.85%) Tellabs