The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 73 67
Contract jobs citing BT 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.89% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.66% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £255 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £363 £383
% change year-on-year
-39.86% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £20.00 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+152.50% +95.12%

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 543 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.51% 53.50% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 293 215
Median daily rate £396 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 9
Median hourly rate £38.46 £55.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% +146.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BT
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for BT.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) GPON
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 1 (100.00%) GPON
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media