The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 375 372 347
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing BT 20 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.069% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +21.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -52.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.32 - £19.00
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England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in London

BT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in London

BT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in London

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in London

BT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
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City of London +22 5 £469 -
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England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 9 (28.13%) LAN
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (15.63%) CCNP
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) H.323
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Network Security
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (9.38%) DNS
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) BGP
9 3 (9.38%) MPLS
9 3 (9.38%) OSPF
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPT

BT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.50%) H.323
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.38%) DNS
6 3 (9.38%) BGP
6 3 (9.38%) MPLS
6 3 (9.38%) OSPF
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) QSIG
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) MGCP
7 2 (6.25%) UMTS
7 2 (6.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Architect
2 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) WAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Handset
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
2 1 (3.13%) MVS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) BPMN
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
2 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Avaya
3 2 (6.25%) Verint
3 2 (6.25%) Prolexic
3 2 (6.25%) ScanSafe
3 2 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Leostream
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Dell