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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BT over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 501 526 479
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Contract jobs citing BT 95 56 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 30
Average daily rate
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£306 £331 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £100 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £231
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +40.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £54.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.98% +285.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £48.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.54 £63.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - £25.07

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
26028 24657 27297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.75% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14753 13799 13866
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1155 1109 1354
Average hourly rate £18.98 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 +19 91 £300 -7.69% 23
London +7 25 £464 +37.40% 5
South East +12 21 £300 -7.69% 6
South West -6 18 £375 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -6 15 £250 -16.66% 5
Wiltshire -4 11 £300 -36.84%
Swindon +3 8 £300 -36.84%
City of London +12 7 £513 +220.31% 1
Berkshire +13 6 £410 +310.00%
East of England - 6 £300 - 3
Reading +11 4 - -
Surrey +2 4 £255 - 5
Yorkshire +4 3 £250 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Luton - 3 £300 -
Reigate +6 2 £185 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £250 -
North West -5 2 - - 3
Hampshire -5 2 £300 -16.89%
Scotland -15 2 £375 -25.00%
Leicestershire - 2 £250 -
East Midlands - 2 £250 -
Leeds - 2 £250 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £203 - 1
Bristol - 1 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £203 - 1

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 67 (43.79%) Cisco
2 40 (26.14%) WAN
3 37 (24.18%) Firewall
4 34 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 30 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (18.95%) LAN
7 27 (17.65%) Project Management
8 23 (15.03%) Finance
8 23 (15.03%) VoIP
9 22 (14.38%) Windows
9 22 (14.38%) MPLS
9 22 (14.38%) Migration
10 18 (11.76%) Internet
10 18 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 18 (11.76%) CCNP
10 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 17 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 16 (10.46%) CCNA
12 16 (10.46%) ATM
12 16 (10.46%) CheckPoint
13 15 (9.80%) LTE
13 15 (9.80%) Network Security
14 14 (9.15%) Nokia
14 14 (9.15%) 3G
14 14 (9.15%) HP
14 14 (9.15%) Huawei
15 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.50%) VPN

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.31%) CMS
3 2 (1.31%) Lync
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.61%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.31%) EPLAN
6 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (26.14%) WAN
2 37 (24.18%) Firewall
3 29 (18.95%) LAN
4 23 (15.03%) VoIP
5 22 (14.38%) MPLS
6 18 (11.76%) Internet
6 18 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 16 (10.46%) ATM
8 15 (9.80%) LTE
8 15 (9.80%) Network Security
9 14 (9.15%) 3G
10 13 (8.50%) VPN
11 12 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (7.19%) BT 21CN
13 10 (6.54%) SDH
13 10 (6.54%) 2G
13 10 (6.54%) Wireless
13 10 (6.54%) 4G
14 7 (4.58%) Radio Access Network
14 7 (4.58%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.65%) QlikView
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.65%) MS Access
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.03%) Finance
3 8 (5.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.61%) Billing
5 3 (1.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (16.99%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.42%) Analyst
3 18 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.50%) Design Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Architect
5 12 (7.84%) Transmission Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Consultant
7 8 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.27%) Network Consultant
10 4 (2.61%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) CSS
1 3 (1.96%) JSP
1 3 (1.96%) HTML
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) CSS3
2 2 (1.31%) HTML5
2 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.31%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.65%) Ajax
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.23%) Hedge funds
2 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.61%) Statistics
3 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.96%) BBC
3 3 (1.96%) Handset
3 3 (1.96%) PMI
4 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.31%) NHS
4 2 (1.31%) AVVID
4 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.31%) Wiki
4 2 (1.31%) RMADS
5 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) CESG
5 1 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.65%) CCTV
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Windows
2 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.31%) MVS
3 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.65%) Project Management
2 22 (14.38%) Migration
3 17 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.50%) ITIL
5 10 (6.54%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.54%) Network Management
6 9 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 9 (5.88%) Network Design
7 6 (3.92%) Change Control
7 6 (3.92%) Security Architecture
7 6 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.27%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.27%) Line Management
8 5 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.27%) Network Planning
8 5 (3.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (3.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.92%) C
2 3 (1.96%) SQL
2 3 (1.96%) VBA
3 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (11.76%) CCNP
2 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.46%) CCNA
4 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.61%) CCIE
5 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.61%) Degree
5 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.96%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (1.31%) MCSA
7 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) CCDA
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.27%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) XenServer
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) OpenView
1 4 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (2.61%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (43.79%) Cisco
2 16 (10.46%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.15%) Nokia
3 14 (9.15%) HP
3 14 (9.15%) Huawei
4 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.50%) Ericsson
5 12 (7.84%) F5
6 11 (7.19%) Juniper
7 10 (6.54%) NEC
8 8 (5.23%) Avaya
8 8 (5.23%) Speakerbus
9 7 (4.58%) Nortel
10 6 (3.92%) McAfee
10 6 (3.92%) Citrix
10 6 (3.92%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.27%) Ciena
11 5 (3.27%) Oracle
11 5 (3.27%) IBM
12 4 (2.61%) Lotus
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