The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 497 478 477
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing BT 60 72 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 43
Average daily rate
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£301 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £100 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.35 £54.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +423.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £48.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £63.50 £12.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21877 24572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 46.96% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 12209 12888
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1126 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.63 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
London 0 22 £435 +15.96% 2
South West -20 12 £300 +50.00% 1
South East -33 11 £300 -3.61% 7
North West -7 4 £580 +157.77% 4
East of England - 4 £300 -
West Midlands -11 3 £200 -50.00% 2
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BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 63 (38.41%) Cisco
2 41 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 40 (24.39%) WAN
4 36 (21.95%) Project Management
5 28 (17.07%) LAN
5 28 (17.07%) Firewall
6 25 (15.24%) MPLS
6 25 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (14.63%) Windows
7 24 (14.63%) Finance
8 23 (14.02%) Migration
8 23 (14.02%) PRINCE2
8 23 (14.02%) Nortel
9 22 (13.41%) VoIP
10 21 (12.80%) VPN
11 19 (11.59%) CheckPoint
12 18 (10.98%) Internet
12 18 (10.98%) ATM
12 18 (10.98%) LTE
13 17 (10.37%) Ethernet
13 17 (10.37%) MS Excel
13 17 (10.37%) Avaya
14 16 (9.76%) MS Office
14 16 (9.76%) CCNP
14 16 (9.76%) Huawei
15 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.15%) SDH
15 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.54%) Network Design
16 14 (8.54%) DWDM

BT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.05%) CMS
3 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Moodle
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.76%) MS Office
3 6 (3.66%) MS Project
3 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.83%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.22%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) Maximo
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.61%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.39%) WAN
2 28 (17.07%) LAN
2 28 (17.07%) Firewall
3 25 (15.24%) MPLS
4 22 (13.41%) VoIP
5 21 (12.80%) VPN
6 18 (10.98%) ATM
6 18 (10.98%) Internet
6 18 (10.98%) LTE
7 17 (10.37%) Ethernet
8 15 (9.15%) SDH
9 14 (8.54%) 3G
9 14 (8.54%) DWDM
10 13 (7.93%) IP Telephony
11 12 (7.32%) 2G
11 12 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (7.32%) BGP
12 11 (6.71%) Network Security
13 9 (5.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) MS Access
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 41 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.63%) Finance
3 9 (5.49%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.66%) Back Office
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.22%) Billing
7 2 (1.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (17.68%) Project Manager
2 24 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 15 (9.15%) Analyst
4 14 (8.54%) Design Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Architect
6 11 (6.71%) Voice Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Transmission Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) RAN Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Consultant
11 4 (2.44%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (2.44%) Coordinator
11 4 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.44%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.61%) jQuery
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.61%) CSS3
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) WAP
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) Ajax
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.49%) Hedge funds
2 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.44%) Handset
4 3 (1.83%) IVR
4 3 (1.83%) BBC
4 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.83%) Statistics
5 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.22%) RMADS
5 2 (1.22%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.22%) EPoS
5 2 (1.22%) NHS
5 2 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) AVVID
6 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) CESG
6 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) Project Management
2 23 (14.02%) Migration
2 23 (14.02%) PRINCE2
3 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (8.54%) Network Design
5 11 (6.71%) ITIL
6 10 (6.10%) Supplier Management
7 9 (5.49%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.49%) Network Management
7 9 (5.49%) Change Control
8 8 (4.88%) Security Architecture
8 8 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.27%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.66%) Change Management
10 6 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.66%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.05%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) SQL
2 7 (4.27%) VB
2 7 (4.27%) C
3 3 (1.83%) LotusScript
3 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.76%) CCNP
3 14 (8.54%) CCNA
4 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.10%) Degree
6 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.66%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.05%) PMP
8 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.22%) MCSA
10 2 (1.22%) CCIE
10 2 (1.22%) ISEB
10 2 (1.22%) CISSP
10 2 (1.22%) APMP
11 1 (0.61%) DCSE
11 1 (0.61%) CCDA
11 1 (0.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
4 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) OPNET
2 3 (1.83%) HP NNM
2 3 (1.83%) OpenView
2 3 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.61%) MOM
3 1 (0.61%) Netcool
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 63 (38.41%) Cisco
2 23 (14.02%) Nortel
3 19 (11.59%) CheckPoint
4 17 (10.37%) Avaya
5 16 (9.76%) Huawei
6 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.93%) HP
8 12 (7.32%) Ericsson
9 10 (6.10%) Juniper
10 9 (5.49%) Nokia
11 8 (4.88%) NEC
11 8 (4.88%) Speakerbus
11 8 (4.88%) F5
12 6 (3.66%) Verint
12 6 (3.66%) VMware
12 6 (3.66%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.66%) Business Objects
13 5 (3.05%) Mitel
13 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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