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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Contract jobs citing BT 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £255 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% -17.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £288 £379
% change year-on-year
+36.95% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £13.90 £10.63
% change year-on-year
+295.68% +30.82%

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
781 1074 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.25% 41.56% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 585 473
Median daily rate £363 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +137.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

BT Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

BT Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

BT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen -7 9 £255 -27.65%
BT
UK

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BT.

1 9 (81.82%) MS Visio
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) C
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Siemens
1 9 (81.82%) Network Design
1 9 (81.82%) QMS
2 8 (72.73%) Multicast
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) CatOS
4 6 (54.55%) Release Management
4 6 (54.55%) CMDB
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Skype
6 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Multicast
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Network Design
1 9 (81.82%) QMS
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Siemens
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Openreach