The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 27 July 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 250 250 237
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing BT 12 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £205 £397 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.29% +17.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £113 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £439 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -58.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £26.35
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -53.12%
BT
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +3 4 - - 1
Hampshire +1 3 - -
Kent - 3 £225 -
Surrey +1 2 £175 -63.91%
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for BT.

1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (48.48%) Huawei
2 16 (48.48%) Nokia
3 15 (45.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 15 (45.45%) Ericsson
4 14 (42.42%) Nokia Networks
5 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 13 (39.39%) Siemens
5 13 (39.39%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (36.36%) Virgin Media
6 12 (36.36%) 3G
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) 2G
8 10 (30.30%) NetCracker
8 10 (30.30%) 4G
8 10 (30.30%) Arqiva
8 10 (30.30%) Telindus
8 10 (30.30%) ZTE
9 9 (27.27%) LTE
9 9 (27.27%) SLA
9 9 (27.27%) HNC
10 8 (24.24%) Back Office
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco
11 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (18.18%) MS Visio

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Wireless
2 12 (36.36%) 3G
3 10 (30.30%) 2G
3 10 (30.30%) 4G
4 9 (27.27%) LTE
5 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (15.15%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.12%) LAN
7 4 (12.12%) SSL
7 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) WLAN
9 2 (6.06%) GSM
9 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (6.06%) VoLTE
10 1 (3.03%) Broadband
10 1 (3.03%) Node B
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.03%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.18%) MS Access
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Back Office
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Process Management
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C
3 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) HNC
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) HND
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) NEBOSH
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Huawei
1 16 (48.48%) Nokia
2 15 (45.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 15 (45.45%) Ericsson
3 14 (42.42%) Nokia Networks
4 13 (39.39%) Siemens
5 12 (36.36%) Virgin Media
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) Arqiva
7 10 (30.30%) NetCracker
7 10 (30.30%) Telindus
7 10 (30.30%) ZTE
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) Citrix
9 5 (15.15%) Cramer
9 5 (15.15%) Nortel
9 5 (15.15%) Remedy
9 5 (15.15%) Tellabs
10 3 (9.09%) 3Com
10 3 (9.09%) NETGEAR