The table below looks at the statistics for BT 21CN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT 21CN over the 3 months to 28 January 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT 21st Century Network (BT 21CN)
Rank 539 537 520
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing BT 21CN 18 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£500 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
+48.14% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

BT 21CN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT 21CN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BT 21CN Jobs Demand Trend in England

BT 21CN
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BT 21CN across the England region.

BT 21CN Daily Rate Trend in England

BT 21CN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BT 21CN across the England region.

BT 21CN Hourly Rate Trend in England

BT 21CN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BT 21CN 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 21CN.

1 22 (100.00%) BT
2 21 (95.45%) MPLS
3 18 (81.82%) Cisco
3 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 18 (81.82%) CCNA
3 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (72.73%) OSPF
4 16 (72.73%) BGP
5 15 (68.18%) Ethernet
6 13 (59.09%) Broadband
6 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
7 12 (54.55%) L2TP
7 12 (54.55%) RSVP
7 12 (54.55%) VRRP
7 12 (54.55%) UNIX
7 12 (54.55%) Linux
7 12 (54.55%) IPv4
7 12 (54.55%) IPv6
7 12 (54.55%) CCIE
7 12 (54.55%) VPN
7 12 (54.55%) CCIP
7 12 (54.55%) Juniper
7 12 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (54.55%) JNCIA
7 12 (54.55%) JNCIP
7 12 (54.55%) Junos
7 12 (54.55%) HSRP
8 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 6 (27.27%) Nokia

BT 21CN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BT 21CN 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 21CN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
2 16 (72.73%) OSPF
2 16 (72.73%) BGP
3 15 (68.18%) Ethernet
4 13 (59.09%) Broadband
5 12 (54.55%) L2TP
5 12 (54.55%) RSVP
5 12 (54.55%) VRRP
5 12 (54.55%) IPv4
5 12 (54.55%) IPv6
5 12 (54.55%) VPN
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (54.55%) Junos
5 12 (54.55%) HSRP
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 3 (13.64%) VPLS
10 1 (4.55%) LAN
10 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Implementation Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Operations Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) IP Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) CCNP
1 18 (81.82%) CCNA
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCIE
2 12 (54.55%) CCIP
2 12 (54.55%) JNCIA
2 12 (54.55%) JNCIP
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) BT
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) Nokia
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods