The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT 21st Century Network (BT 21CN)
Rank 588 591 539
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -52
Contract jobs citing BT 21CN 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 £450
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £175.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8170 7142 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.68% 13.11% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4445 3770 3665
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 393 577
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 7 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 27 April 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
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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
England 0 9 - -
North West - 7 - -
Manchester - 7 - -
South East -22 2 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

BT 21CN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) BT
2 24 (88.89%) MPLS
3 22 (81.48%) OSPF
3 22 (81.48%) BGP
3 22 (81.48%) Ethernet
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco
4 21 (77.78%) CCNP
4 21 (77.78%) CCNA
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
5 20 (74.07%) Broadband
6 19 (70.37%) VPN
6 19 (70.37%) IPv4
6 19 (70.37%) IPv6
6 19 (70.37%) CCIE
6 19 (70.37%) UNIX
6 19 (70.37%) Linux
6 19 (70.37%) Juniper
6 19 (70.37%) CCIP
6 19 (70.37%) L2TP
6 19 (70.37%) RSVP
6 19 (70.37%) VRRP
6 19 (70.37%) JNCIA
6 19 (70.37%) JNCIP
6 19 (70.37%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (70.37%) HSRP
6 19 (70.37%) Junos
6 19 (70.37%) IOS XR
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis

BT 21CN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) MPLS
2 22 (81.48%) OSPF
2 22 (81.48%) BGP
2 22 (81.48%) Ethernet
3 20 (74.07%) Broadband
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (70.37%) Junos
4 19 (70.37%) HSRP
4 19 (70.37%) IOS XR
4 19 (70.37%) VPN
4 19 (70.37%) IPv4
4 19 (70.37%) IPv6
4 19 (70.37%) L2TP
4 19 (70.37%) RSVP
4 19 (70.37%) VRRP
5 3 (11.11%) VPLS
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Implementation Engineer
2 19 (70.37%) Operations Engineer
2 19 (70.37%) IP Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) BPMN
3 1 (3.70%) UML
3 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CCNA
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (77.78%) CCNP
2 19 (70.37%) CCIP
2 19 (70.37%) CCIE
2 19 (70.37%) JNCIA
2 19 (70.37%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) BT
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 19 (70.37%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft