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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 125 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing BT 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.58% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £363 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £283 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £458 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £17.42 -
% change year-on-year
+146.84% -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1198 1199 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.35% 39.04% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 672 838
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 95 80
Median hourly rate £23.25 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.04 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Wiltshire +9 12 £363 -9.37%
Somerset - 1 £275 - 1
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West region with a requirement for BT.

1 18 (85.71%) WAN
1 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) JNCIS
2 17 (80.95%) MPLS
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
2 17 (80.95%) BGP
2 17 (80.95%) IPsec
2 17 (80.95%) VPN
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CCNP
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Juniper
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
5 5 (23.81%) Intel Security
6 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) HND
8 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) ATM
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) SDH
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) BGP
2 17 (80.95%) IPsec
2 17 (80.95%) MPLS
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
2 17 (80.95%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (4.76%) DWDM
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) OpenScape
4 1 (4.76%) PABX
4 1 (4.76%) SDH
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Military
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Designer
1 18 (85.71%) Network Designer
2 1 (4.76%) Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
2 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Voice Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Design
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) CCNP
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) JNCIS
3 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) HND
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
1 17 (80.95%) Juniper
2 5 (23.81%) Intel Security
2 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
3 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel