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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 111 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing BT 18 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.75% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.52% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £256 £524
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -51.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £163 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £480 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 - £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
1403 1383 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.70% 49.62% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 662 382
Average daily rate £399 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 78 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -16.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.25 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.94 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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
Slough +3 7 £425 +28.78%
Reading +4 5 - - 3
Bracknell +5 2 £425 +132.87%
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 11 (37.93%) Broadband
3 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) eTOM
4 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
5 5 (17.24%) Machine to Machine
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Huawei
5 5 (17.24%) Marketing
5 5 (17.24%) Business Performance Management
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 5 (17.24%) Process Management
5 5 (17.24%) PBX
5 5 (17.24%) Ericsson
5 5 (17.24%) Customer Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 4 (13.79%) 3G
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) BT 21CN
6 4 (13.79%) LTE
6 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
6 4 (13.79%) 4G
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Lync
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (10.34%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Broadband
2 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
4 5 (17.24%) MPLS
4 5 (17.24%) PBX
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) 3G
5 4 (13.79%) BT 21CN
5 4 (13.79%) LTE
5 4 (13.79%) 4G
6 3 (10.34%) 2G
6 3 (10.34%) IPsec
6 3 (10.34%) VPLS
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) IPv6
General
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Designer
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Product Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Machine to Machine
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) eTOM
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Business Performance Management
2 5 (17.24%) Process Management
2 5 (17.24%) Customer Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PMP
1 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Huawei
1 5 (17.24%) Ericsson
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy