The first table below looks at the demand for BT 21CN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT 21CN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT 21st Century Network (BT 21CN)
Rank 579 541 584
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +43
Contract jobs citing BT 21CN 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.042% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £338 £494 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% +47.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £459 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £529 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

BT 21CN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT 21CN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BT 21CN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BT 21CN
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BT 21CN within the UK.

BT 21CN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BT 21CN
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BT 21CN within the UK.

BT 21CN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BT 21CN
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT 21CN within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 8 £338 -31.64%
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

BT 21CN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BT 21CN 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 21CN.

1 9 (100.00%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) BT
2 5 (55.56%) NEC
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Ericsson
2 5 (55.56%) Network Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Huawei
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) Nortel
2 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) DWDM
2 5 (55.56%) ATM
2 5 (55.56%) SDH
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall

BT 21CN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BT 21CN 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 21CN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
1 5 (55.56%) 3G
1 5 (55.56%) DWDM
1 5 (55.56%) ATM
1 5 (55.56%) SDH
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
1 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Design Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Network Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) BT
2 5 (55.56%) NEC
2 5 (55.56%) Ericsson
2 5 (55.56%) Huawei
2 5 (55.56%) Nortel
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) F5