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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 220 232 214
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing BT 20 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.091% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.19% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +28.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £100 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £332 £230
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +43.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £10.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.65
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4347 4303 4913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 48.98% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2267 2194 2132
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 249 281
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

BT Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +2 6 £410 +310.00%
Surrey +6 4 £255 - 6
Hampshire -12 3 £375 +3.87%
West Sussex - 1 £203 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
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England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 12 (30.77%) Huawei
3 12 (30.77%) LTE
4 11 (28.21%) 3G
4 11 (28.21%) ATM
4 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
5 10 (25.64%) SDH
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) Ericsson
6 9 (23.08%) Firewall
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (20.51%) 4G
8 7 (17.95%) Nokia
8 7 (17.95%) DWDM
8 7 (17.95%) MPLS
8 7 (17.95%) NEC
8 7 (17.95%) 2G
8 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) Nortel
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.38%) VoIP
9 6 (15.38%) LAN
9 6 (15.38%) C
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (12.82%) Ciena
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) LTE
2 11 (28.21%) ATM
2 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
2 11 (28.21%) 3G
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) SDH
4 9 (23.08%) Firewall
5 8 (20.51%) 4G
6 7 (17.95%) DWDM
6 7 (17.95%) MPLS
6 7 (17.95%) 2G
7 6 (15.38%) VoIP
7 6 (15.38%) LAN
7 6 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (12.82%) VPN
8 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) BT 21CN
9 4 (10.26%) IPsec
9 4 (10.26%) ISDN
10 3 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Transmission Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Design Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Voice Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Transmission Planner
4 2 (5.13%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.13%) Wiki
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Handset
2 1 (2.56%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Network Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL V2
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Network Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C
2 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Avaya Certification
2 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) DCSE
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Dell Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Huawei
3 9 (23.08%) Ericsson
4 7 (17.95%) Nokia
4 7 (17.95%) NEC
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) Nortel
6 5 (12.82%) Avaya
6 5 (12.82%) Ciena
7 4 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.13%) Lotus
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (5.13%) BMC
9 2 (5.13%) VMware
10 1 (2.56%) Amdocs