The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 135 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing BT 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.080% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£383 £375 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% +127.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+30.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.32 - £19.00
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1254 1048 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.90% 42.09% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 611 651
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 61 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.01 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BT
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Handset
5 2 (15.38%) Military
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) PABX
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) IVR
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) OpenView
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) PABX
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.69%) Multicast
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Office Support
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
3 1 (7.69%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) HP NNM
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat