The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 126 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing BT 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £353 £438 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% +37.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £10.25 -
% change year-on-year
+319.51% -
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1056 976 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.40% 36.16% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 525 401
Average daily rate £368 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% +46.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 2 £353 -
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
BT
UK

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) LLU
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (40.00%) ADSL
2 6 (40.00%) PSTN
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) ISDN
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Siemens
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) CatOS
5 2 (13.33%) Multicast
5 2 (13.33%) QMS
5 2 (13.33%) CMDB

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) ADSL
1 6 (40.00%) LLU
1 6 (40.00%) PSTN
2 3 (20.00%) ISDN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) Multicast
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) 2G
4 1 (6.67%) 3G
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) DWDM
4 1 (6.67%) RNC
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Avaya Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Planner
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) QMS
3 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Avaya
1 3 (20.00%) Siemens
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) NEC
3 1 (6.67%) NetCracker
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Nortel
3 1 (6.67%) ZTE