The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 523 491 469
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Contract jobs citing BT 66 72 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 41
Average daily rate
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£301 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £100 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.35 £54.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +423.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £48.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £63.50 £12.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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 -18 61 £301 -3.84% 15
London -15 23 £435 +17.53% 1
South West -24 12 £300 +50.00% 1
South East -17 11 £300 -3.61% 8
Wiltshire +3 9 £300 - 1
Swindon +3 6 £300 - 1
City of London +13 5 £500 +212.50%
Berkshire +1 4 £410 +310.00% 2
North West -3 4 £580 +157.77% 2
East of England - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -14 3 £200 -50.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Luton - 3 £300 -
Reading +8 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 £220 -22.80% 2
Hampshire -7 2 £375 +3.87% 1
Reigate +6 1 £275 - 2
Solihull +3 1 - -
West Sussex -3 1 £203 -46.00%
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Wales - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 70 (39.55%) Cisco
2 47 (26.55%) WAN
3 43 (24.29%) Telecoms
4 38 (21.47%) Project Management
5 32 (18.08%) LAN
5 32 (18.08%) Firewall
6 30 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (15.25%) VoIP
8 26 (14.69%) Finance
8 26 (14.69%) MPLS
9 25 (14.12%) Windows
9 25 (14.12%) Migration
10 24 (13.56%) PRINCE2
11 23 (12.99%) CheckPoint
12 22 (12.43%) Nortel
13 20 (11.30%) Internet
13 20 (11.30%) VPN
13 20 (11.30%) CCNP
14 19 (10.73%) LTE
15 18 (10.17%) Avaya
16 17 (9.60%) Ethernet
16 17 (9.60%) ATM
16 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
16 17 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (9.04%) Huawei
17 16 (9.04%) MS Office
17 16 (9.04%) Microsoft
18 15 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (7.91%) Network Design
19 14 (7.91%) CCNA

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.82%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Moodle
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Lync
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.04%) MS Office
3 6 (3.39%) MS Project
3 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.13%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (26.55%) WAN
2 32 (18.08%) LAN
2 32 (18.08%) Firewall
3 27 (15.25%) VoIP
4 26 (14.69%) MPLS
5 20 (11.30%) Internet
5 20 (11.30%) VPN
6 19 (10.73%) LTE
7 17 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (9.60%) ATM
7 17 (9.60%) Ethernet
8 14 (7.91%) 3G
8 14 (7.91%) BGP
8 14 (7.91%) SDH
9 13 (7.34%) DWDM
9 13 (7.34%) Network Security
9 13 (7.34%) 2G
9 13 (7.34%) IP Telephony
10 12 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (6.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) MS Access
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.13%) RequisitePro
General
1 43 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.69%) Finance
3 9 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.39%) Back Office
5 4 (2.26%) Legal
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Local Government
7 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (18.64%) Project Manager
2 27 (15.25%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.60%) Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Architect
4 13 (7.34%) Design Engineer
5 11 (6.21%) Voice Engineer
6 10 (5.65%) Transmission Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.39%) Consultant
8 6 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) RAN Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Network Consultant
9 5 (2.82%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.26%) Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.26%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) CSS3
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Ajax
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.08%) Hedge funds
2 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.26%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.26%) Handset
4 3 (1.69%) IVR
4 3 (1.69%) BBC
4 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.69%) Statistics
5 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.13%) RMADS
5 2 (1.13%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.13%) EPoS
5 2 (1.13%) NHS
5 2 (1.13%) Replication
5 2 (1.13%) AVVID
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Windows
2 5 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.47%) Project Management
2 25 (14.12%) Migration
3 24 (13.56%) PRINCE2
4 15 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.91%) Network Design
6 13 (7.34%) ITIL
7 10 (5.65%) Supplier Management
7 10 (5.65%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.65%) Change Control
8 9 (5.08%) Network Management
9 8 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.52%) Security Architecture
9 8 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.95%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.95%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.39%) Change Management
11 6 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.39%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.08%) SQL
2 7 (3.95%) C
3 6 (3.39%) VB
4 3 (1.69%) LotusScript
4 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.13%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (11.30%) CCNP
3 14 (7.91%) CCNA
3 14 (7.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.21%) Degree
5 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.39%) PMP
6 6 (3.39%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.26%) CCIE
8 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.69%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.13%) MCSA
9 2 (1.13%) ISEB
9 2 (1.13%) CISSP
9 2 (1.13%) APMP
10 1 (0.56%) DCSE
10 1 (0.56%) MCSE
10 1 (0.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.13%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) OPNET
2 3 (1.69%) HP NNM
2 3 (1.69%) OpenView
2 3 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.56%) MOM
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 70 (39.55%) Cisco
2 23 (12.99%) CheckPoint
3 22 (12.43%) Nortel
4 18 (10.17%) Avaya
5 16 (9.04%) Microsoft
5 16 (9.04%) Huawei
6 13 (7.34%) HP
6 13 (7.34%) Ericsson
7 11 (6.21%) Juniper
8 10 (5.65%) Nokia
9 9 (5.08%) NEC
9 9 (5.08%) F5
10 8 (4.52%) Speakerbus
11 6 (3.39%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.39%) Verint
11 6 (3.39%) VMware
11 6 (3.39%) Mitel
11 6 (3.39%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.82%) McAfee
12 5 (2.82%) Business Objects
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