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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 118 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing BT 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.23% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £183 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+173.97% -57.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £92 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £354 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £318 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.42 - £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
1398 1385 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.58% 49.34% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 655 396
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 77 70
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £11.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.88 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 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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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 +4 8 - - 1
Slough +2 7 £510 +277.77%
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (38.71%) Broadband
3 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) PBX
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) Internet
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) eTOM
4 6 (19.35%) Marketing
4 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications
5 5 (16.13%) Machine to Machine
5 5 (16.13%) Business Performance Management
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
5 5 (16.13%) Customer Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Process Management
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) Ericsson
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
6 4 (12.90%) BT 21CN
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.68%) VPLS
7 3 (9.68%) Lync
7 3 (9.68%) Front Office
7 3 (9.68%) Back Office
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (9.68%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Broadband
2 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
3 6 (19.35%) Internet
3 6 (19.35%) PBX
3 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) BT 21CN
5 3 (9.68%) MPLS
5 3 (9.68%) OSPF
5 3 (9.68%) BGP
5 3 (9.68%) VPLS
6 1 (3.23%) 4G
6 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (3.23%) DSL
6 1 (3.23%) LTE
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) 3G
6 1 (3.23%) IPv6
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Product Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Designer
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Machine to Machine
2 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (19.35%) eTOM
2 5 (16.13%) Business Performance Management
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
2 5 (16.13%) Process Management
2 5 (16.13%) Customer Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Product Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) SWOT Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) Ericsson
2 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
2 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) Huawei
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) IBM