The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 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.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 488 481 419
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -62
Contract jobs citing BT 75 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.29% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £299 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+30.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £14.10 £7.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.90 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.32 - £19.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21232 20301 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.98% 45.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 11634 10217
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 938 931 1232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in England

BT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in England

BT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in England

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in England

BT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
North West +16 22 £375 +41.50%
London +7 20 £438 +34.61% 7
South East -26 19 £425 +5.59% 5
West Midlands +2 5 £228 +1.22% 4
South West -15 5 £399 +6.40% 1
Yorkshire -11 4 £110 -63.33% 4
East of England - - - -
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BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 80 (49.38%) Cisco
2 54 (33.33%) MPLS
3 49 (30.25%) Telecoms
4 46 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (27.78%) WAN
6 38 (23.46%) CCNP
7 37 (22.84%) LAN
8 36 (22.22%) Firewall
9 33 (20.37%) CCNA
10 31 (19.14%) Ethernet
10 31 (19.14%) OSPF
10 31 (19.14%) BGP
11 25 (15.43%) Finance
11 25 (15.43%) Migration
12 24 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 23 (14.20%) BT 21CN
14 21 (12.96%) Broadband
14 21 (12.96%) VPN
15 20 (12.35%) VoIP
15 20 (12.35%) Juniper
15 20 (12.35%) Network Security
16 19 (11.73%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
16 19 (11.73%) ITIL
16 19 (11.73%) Windows
17 18 (11.11%) CCIE
18 17 (10.49%) Active Directory
19 16 (9.88%) Linux
19 16 (9.88%) Network Design
20 15 (9.26%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (2.47%) Lync
1 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Office
2 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (33.33%) MPLS
2 45 (27.78%) WAN
3 37 (22.84%) LAN
4 36 (22.22%) Firewall
5 31 (19.14%) Ethernet
5 31 (19.14%) OSPF
5 31 (19.14%) BGP
6 23 (14.20%) BT 21CN
7 21 (12.96%) Broadband
7 21 (12.96%) VPN
8 20 (12.35%) VoIP
8 20 (12.35%) Network Security
9 19 (11.73%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (9.26%) Wireless
11 13 (8.02%) 3G
11 13 (8.02%) IPv6
11 13 (8.02%) DNS
12 12 (7.41%) Junos
12 12 (7.41%) 4G
12 12 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) QlikView
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) MS Access
2 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MSI
1 1 (0.62%) Toad
1 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (30.25%) Telecoms
2 25 (15.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.09%) Billing
3 5 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Legal
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.99%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.96%) Implementation Engineer
2 21 (12.96%) Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) Architect
4 15 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.02%) Operations Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) IP Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) Network Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Design Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Designer
10 7 (4.32%) Network Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) Network Manager
11 6 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Telephony Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Network Architect
13 4 (2.47%) Voice Engineer
13 4 (2.47%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) JSP
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) WAP
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.62%) Spring
3 1 (0.62%) CSS3
3 1 (0.62%) HTML5
3 1 (0.62%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.09%) Handset
2 5 (3.09%) Streaming Media
3 4 (2.47%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.85%) AVVID
4 3 (1.85%) IVR
4 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) Life Science
5 2 (1.23%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) e-Health
5 2 (1.23%) GIS
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.62%) Economics
6 1 (0.62%) SecurID
6 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.73%) Windows
2 16 (9.88%) Linux
3 14 (8.64%) UNIX
4 5 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.23%) SUSE
6 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.23%) MVS
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.43%) Migration
2 19 (11.73%) ITIL
3 16 (9.88%) Network Design
4 14 (8.64%) Project Management
5 13 (8.02%) Network Management
6 11 (6.79%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 9 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.32%) Change Control
10 6 (3.70%) Line Management
10 6 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.70%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.09%) WFM
11 5 (3.09%) eTOM
12 4 (2.47%) Business Performance Management
12 4 (2.47%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.47%) Change Management
12 4 (2.47%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) C
2 3 (1.85%) Java
3 2 (1.23%) C#
3 2 (1.23%) SQL
4 1 (0.62%) VBScript
4 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.62%) VBA
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (23.46%) CCNP
3 33 (20.37%) CCNA
4 24 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.11%) CCIE
7 13 (8.02%) CCIP
8 12 (7.41%) JNCIA
8 12 (7.41%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.70%) Degree
10 5 (3.09%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.85%) PMP
13 2 (1.23%) MCITP
13 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.23%) MOS
13 2 (1.23%) CCDP
13 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) SLA
1 3 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) vSphere
2 2 (1.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.62%) NFS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.85%) OpenView
2 3 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.23%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.62%) MOM
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.62%) WMI
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (49.38%) Cisco
2 20 (12.35%) Juniper
3 14 (8.64%) Avaya
3 14 (8.64%) CheckPoint
4 11 (6.79%) HP
5 10 (6.17%) F5
6 8 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.94%) Nortel
7 7 (4.32%) Citrix
7 7 (4.32%) Nokia
7 7 (4.32%) IBM
7 7 (4.32%) Huawei
8 6 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 6 (3.70%) VMware
8 6 (3.70%) Ericsson
9 5 (3.09%) Lotus
9 5 (3.09%) Remedy
10 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.85%) Dell
11 3 (1.85%) McAfee
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