The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 95 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing BT 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £9.32 -
% change year-on-year
+361.24% -
BT
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
506 386 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.73% 29.00% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 198 200
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BT across the Edinburgh region.

BT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Edinburgh region.

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

BT
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) ISDN
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) PSTN
4 1 (14.29%) LLU
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) LLU
2 1 (14.29%) PSTN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya