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 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 112 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing BT 11 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.97% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£460 £135 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.74% -69.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £88 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £333 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £19.00
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
1242 1231 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.96% 48.64% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 571 485
Average daily rate £400 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 52
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £11.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BT Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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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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 +9 5 - - 3
Slough +2 4 £318 +135.18%
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Broadband
3 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
4 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
6 4 (14.81%) BT 21CN
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) PBX
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) VPLS
7 3 (11.11%) eTOM
7 3 (11.11%) Front Office
7 3 (11.11%) Back Office
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (7.41%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Broadband
2 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) BT 21CN
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) BGP
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (11.11%) PBX
5 3 (11.11%) VPLS
5 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.70%) DSL
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) LLU
6 1 (3.70%) Skype
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Product Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Designer
2 3 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) eTOM
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Business Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.70%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
2 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei