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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 59 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Contract jobs citing BT 5 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.28% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.54% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £100 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 555 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.80% 51.44% 57.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 253 223
Average daily rate £385 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 23
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BT
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) 2G
2 7 (70.00%) Huawei
2 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 7 (70.00%) 4G
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) 3G
4 4 (40.00%) ATM
4 4 (40.00%) SDH
4 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) NEC
6 2 (20.00%) DWDM
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) 2G
1 7 (70.00%) LTE
1 7 (70.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) SDH
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) DWDM
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Transmission Planner
2 2 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (20.00%) NEC