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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 142 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing BT 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.042% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.10% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £250 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% +36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £250 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £278 £220
% change year-on-year
+28.82% +26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +57.14%
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
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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
(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
Wiltshire - 3 £415 -
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (22.73%) Line Management
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (18.18%) Network Management
6 4 (18.18%) F5
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (13.64%) Multicast
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) OpenView
7 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) ATM
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) ATM
5 3 (13.64%) Multicast
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) PABX
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Analyst
1 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
1 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Designer
1 3 (13.64%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Designer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Project Office Support
3 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
3 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) MVS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
1 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (13.64%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat