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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 108 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing BT 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.57% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£115 £375 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.33% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.44% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £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
1271 1221 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.79% 50.04% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 540 447
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
Slough - 3 £115 - 1
Reading +3 1 - -
BT
South East

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (43.48%) Ethernet
2 7 (30.43%) Broadband
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
5 4 (17.39%) BT 21CN
5 4 (17.39%) Ericsson
6 3 (13.04%) MPLS
6 3 (13.04%) OSPF
6 3 (13.04%) VPLS
6 3 (13.04%) Front Office
6 3 (13.04%) Back Office
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Huawei
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) MS Office
7 2 (8.70%) PBX
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CCM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Broadband
3 4 (17.39%) BT 21CN
4 3 (13.04%) VPLS
4 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 3 (13.04%) OSPF
4 3 (13.04%) BGP
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) PBX
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) 4G
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (4.35%) SDH
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) ATM
6 1 (4.35%) 3G
6 1 (4.35%) 2G
6 1 (4.35%) LLU
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Product Manager
2 3 (13.04%) IP Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Process Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) Product Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MOS
1 1 (4.35%) MCTS
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Ericsson
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Huawei
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee