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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 65 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing BT 9 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.11% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 0.26% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £170 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.25 -
BT
Berkshire

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
496 388 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.19% 44.09% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 236
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (60.00%) Huawei
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Back Office
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Electronics
7 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) B2B
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (6.67%) BT 21CN
4 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Electronics
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) B2B
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) APMP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Huawei
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) VMware