The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 565 565 568
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing BT 78 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 22
Median daily rate £406 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £168 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £504 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £366 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.04% +6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24094 24945 23735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.52% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14800 14628 13358
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1106 1006
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BT
Daily Rate Trend

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

BT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

BT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BT
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +2 74 £406 +16.07% 13
London -10 17 £400 +20.30% 6
South East +1 16 £238 -40.62% 1
South West +6 10 £288 -21.23% 2
Midlands - 9 £500 -
Berkshire +3 7 - -
North West -14 6 £450 +200.00% 2
East of England +14 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 5 £530 +41.33%
Slough +7 5 - -
Kent - 5 £225 - 1
Ipswich -3 4 - -
Suffolk -3 4 - -
West Yorkshire -8 4 - -
West Midlands -25 4 £105 - 1
Leeds - 4 - -
Taunton - 4 £300 - 1
Somerset - 4 £300 - 1
Ealing - 4 - -
Cheshire -3 3 £525 -
Exeter - 3 £195 -
Devon - 3 £195 -
Swindon - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
City of London +40 2 £323 -7.85%
Southampton +16 2 - -
Hampshire +3 2 - -
Warrington -9 2 £600 -
Scotland -13 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for BT.

1 71 (35.32%) Telecoms
2 49 (24.38%) Cisco
3 48 (23.88%) WAN
4 43 (21.39%) Finance
5 38 (18.91%) Ericsson
6 37 (18.41%) ITIL
7 36 (17.91%) Nokia
8 35 (17.41%) Huawei
9 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
9 34 (16.92%) Siemens
9 34 (16.92%) LAN
9 34 (16.92%) Virgin Media
10 32 (15.92%) Arqiva
11 31 (15.42%) BGP
11 31 (15.42%) Project Management
11 31 (15.42%) SC Cleared
12 30 (14.93%) Wireless
12 30 (14.93%) MPLS
12 30 (14.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 29 (14.43%) Nokia Networks
14 28 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (13.93%) 3G
14 28 (13.93%) Firewall
14 28 (13.93%) Virtual Machines
15 26 (12.94%) Management Information System
15 26 (12.94%) OSPF
16 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
17 24 (11.94%) PRINCE2
17 24 (11.94%) Linux
17 24 (11.94%) Service Delivery

BT
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (5.97%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Drupal
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.00%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.96%) MS Visio
3 12 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.98%) MS Office
5 6 (2.99%) MS Project
6 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.88%) WAN
2 34 (16.92%) LAN
3 31 (15.42%) BGP
4 30 (14.93%) MPLS
4 30 (14.93%) Wireless
5 28 (13.93%) 3G
5 28 (13.93%) Firewall
6 26 (12.94%) OSPF
7 22 (10.95%) VPN
8 21 (10.45%) VoIP
9 19 (9.45%) IPsec
10 15 (7.46%) 2G
10 15 (7.46%) TCP/IP
11 14 (6.97%) 4G
11 14 (6.97%) LTE
12 13 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (5.97%) Network Security
14 11 (5.47%) Radio Access Network
15 10 (4.98%) Skype
16 9 (4.48%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.99%) MS Access
4 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) DB2
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (35.32%) Telecoms
2 43 (21.39%) Finance
3 16 (7.96%) Banking
4 13 (6.47%) Back Office
5 9 (4.48%) Retail
6 8 (3.98%) Automotive
7 5 (2.49%) Billing
7 5 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.99%) Publishing
9 3 (1.49%) Front Office
9 3 (1.49%) Legal
10 2 (1.00%) Marketing
10 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (15.42%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.44%) Architect
3 19 (9.45%) Designer
3 19 (9.45%) Network Designer
4 13 (6.47%) Analyst
4 13 (6.47%) Network Engineer
4 13 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (3.98%) Avaya Engineer
6 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (3.48%) Senior Manager
8 6 (2.99%) Deployment Manager
9 5 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (2.49%) Field Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.49%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.50%) CGI
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.50%) WAP
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.95%) Data Centre
4 19 (9.45%) BBC
5 12 (5.97%) IPTV
6 8 (3.98%) Video on Demand
7 7 (3.48%) User Experience
8 6 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.99%) Handset
8 6 (2.99%) IVR
8 6 (2.99%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (2.99%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.99%) CMDB
9 4 (1.99%) Derivative
9 4 (1.99%) Equities
9 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.99%) PKI
9 4 (1.99%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.94%) Linux
2 17 (8.46%) Windows
3 11 (5.47%) Unix
4 4 (1.99%) CatOS
4 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.41%) ITIL
2 31 (15.42%) Project Management
3 24 (11.94%) PRINCE2
3 24 (11.94%) Service Delivery
4 21 (10.45%) Migration
5 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.46%) Line Management
7 14 (6.97%) Risk Management
7 14 (6.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (6.47%) TOGAF
9 12 (5.97%) Change Management
9 12 (5.97%) Problem Management
9 12 (5.97%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.97%) Supplier Management
10 10 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.48%) Data Management
11 9 (4.48%) Network Design
12 8 (3.98%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.97%) C
1 12 (5.97%) SQL
2 5 (2.49%) Java
3 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.99%) VBA
4 3 (1.49%) Perl
5 2 (1.00%) C++
5 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) JCL
5 2 (1.00%) Korn
5 2 (1.00%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.42%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (10.95%) CCNP
5 18 (8.96%) JNCIS
6 16 (7.96%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.98%) PMI Certification
8 9 (4.48%) HNC
9 8 (3.98%) Degree
9 8 (3.98%) PMP
10 7 (3.48%) CCNA
11 6 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CCDP
12 3 (1.49%) HND
13 2 (1.00%) APMP
13 2 (1.00%) CCIE
13 2 (1.00%) CISMP
14 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.50%) OSCP
14 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.00%) BS7799
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 28 (13.93%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) Firmware
4 2 (1.00%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.50%) StorNext
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (1.99%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.00%) Control-M
4 2 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.50%) vMotion
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (24.38%) Cisco
2 38 (18.91%) Ericsson
3 36 (17.91%) Nokia
4 35 (17.41%) Huawei
5 34 (16.92%) Siemens
5 34 (16.92%) Virgin Media
6 32 (15.92%) Arqiva
7 30 (14.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 29 (14.43%) Nokia Networks
9 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
10 23 (11.44%) ZTE
11 22 (10.95%) NetCracker
11 22 (10.95%) Telindus
12 19 (9.45%) Avaya
13 18 (8.96%) Juniper
14 17 (8.46%) Nortel
15 13 (6.47%) HP
16 11 (5.47%) Tellabs
17 10 (4.98%) Remedy
18 9 (4.48%) VMware
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