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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 544 553 559
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing BT 75 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 21
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £162 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £512 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.45% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
BT
UK

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
21622 22748 21954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.74% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13579 13652 12664
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 1032 974
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.17 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 19 £400 +17.64% 5
South East +8 16 £238 -40.62%
South West +11 9 £300 -17.80% 1
Midlands - 9 £500 -
North West -11 6 £450 +200.00% 1
East of England +16 5 - - 2
Yorkshire +8 5 £530 +41.33%
West Midlands -19 4 £105 - 2
North East -53 1 £275 -8.33%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
BT
UK

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BT.

1 67 (37.22%) Telecoms
2 42 (23.33%) Cisco
3 38 (21.11%) Ericsson
3 38 (21.11%) Finance
4 36 (20.00%) Nokia
4 36 (20.00%) Virgin Media
5 35 (19.44%) Huawei
6 34 (18.89%) WAN
7 32 (17.78%) Arqiva
8 31 (17.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 29 (16.11%) Siemens
10 29 (16.11%) ITIL
11 28 (15.56%) Project Management
11 28 (15.56%) 3G
11 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
11 28 (15.56%) Nokia Networks
11 28 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (15.00%) BGP
12 27 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (14.44%) MPLS
13 26 (14.44%) Firewall
13 26 (14.44%) Wireless
14 25 (13.89%) Management Information System
14 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
14 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
15 23 (12.78%) ZTE
16 22 (12.22%) VPN
16 22 (12.22%) Linux
16 22 (12.22%) OSPF

BT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.11%) CMS
3 2 (1.11%) Drupal
3 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.11%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.56%) MS Office
3 8 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.33%) MS Project
6 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.89%) WAN
2 28 (15.56%) 3G
3 27 (15.00%) BGP
4 26 (14.44%) Firewall
4 26 (14.44%) MPLS
4 26 (14.44%) Wireless
5 22 (12.22%) OSPF
5 22 (12.22%) VPN
6 19 (10.56%) IPsec
6 19 (10.56%) LAN
7 15 (8.33%) 2G
8 14 (7.78%) 4G
8 14 (7.78%) LTE
9 13 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.67%) VoIP
11 11 (6.11%) Network Security
11 11 (6.11%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
12 10 (5.56%) Skype
13 7 (3.89%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.33%) MS Access
4 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.67%) MySQL
5 2 (1.11%) Big Data
5 2 (1.11%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (37.22%) Telecoms
2 38 (21.11%) Finance
3 14 (7.78%) Banking
4 13 (7.22%) Back Office
5 9 (5.00%) Retail
6 8 (4.44%) Automotive
7 5 (2.78%) Billing
7 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.22%) Publishing
9 3 (1.67%) Front Office
10 2 (1.11%) Legal
10 2 (1.11%) Marketing
10 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.56%) French Language
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) Project Manager
2 21 (11.67%) Architect
3 19 (10.56%) Designer
3 19 (10.56%) Network Designer
4 13 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (5.56%) Analyst
6 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (3.89%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Field Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.11%) Middleware
2 2 (1.11%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) CGI
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.56%) BBC
3 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.67%) IPTV
6 7 (3.89%) User Experience
6 7 (3.89%) Video on Demand
7 6 (3.33%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.33%) Handset
7 6 (3.33%) IVR
7 6 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.22%) Derivative
8 4 (2.22%) Equities
8 4 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.22%) PKI
8 4 (2.22%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.67%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.22%) Linux
2 14 (7.78%) Windows
3 8 (4.44%) Unix
4 4 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.11%) ITIL
2 28 (15.56%) Project Management
3 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 22 (12.22%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.33%) Line Management
7 14 (7.78%) Risk Management
7 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (6.67%) Change Management
8 12 (6.67%) Migration
8 12 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 12 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.00%) Data Management
10 9 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.44%) Information Management
11 8 (4.44%) IT Governance
11 8 (4.44%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.44%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.11%) SQL
2 8 (4.44%) C
3 5 (2.78%) Java
4 4 (2.22%) VBA
5 3 (1.67%) Perl
6 2 (1.11%) C++
6 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.11%) Python
6 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (11.67%) CCNP
5 18 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 16 (8.89%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.11%) PMI Certification
8 9 (5.00%) HNC
8 9 (5.00%) PMP
9 8 (4.44%) Degree
10 7 (3.89%) CCNA
11 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.67%) HND
13 2 (1.11%) APMP
13 2 (1.11%) CCDP
13 2 (1.11%) CISMP
14 1 (0.56%) CCSE
14 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.11%) BS7799
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 28 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.56%) StorNext
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.67%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) vMotion
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Cisco
2 38 (21.11%) Ericsson
3 36 (20.00%) Nokia
3 36 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 35 (19.44%) Huawei
5 32 (17.78%) Arqiva
6 31 (17.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 29 (16.11%) Siemens
8 28 (15.56%) Nokia Networks
9 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.78%) ZTE
11 22 (12.22%) NetCracker
11 22 (12.22%) Telindus
12 18 (10.00%) Juniper
13 11 (6.11%) Avaya
13 11 (6.11%) Tellabs
14 9 (5.00%) Citrix
14 9 (5.00%) Nortel
14 9 (5.00%) Remedy
14 9 (5.00%) VMware