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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 551 524 563
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Contract jobs citing BT 63 125 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 37
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 30 6
Median hourly rate £24.25 £12.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.35% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.78 £16.90 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £12.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+90.28% -22.81%

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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 -35 58 £400 -5.88% 18
West Midlands +1 22 £405 - 1
Solihull - 14 - - 1
London -16 11 £320 -22.42% 9
South East -6 9 £245 -7.54% 1
East of England +8 6 - -
South West +10 5 £500 +20.48% 3
Suffolk - 5 - -
Wiltshire +3 4 £500 +13.63%
Surrey +21 3 £175 -
Yorkshire +19 3 £420 -16.00% 3
Shropshire -2 3 - -
Berkshire -2 3 £375 +11.94% 1
Coventry -7 3 £400 -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Leeds +20 2 £435 - 3
West Yorkshire +19 2 £435 +24.28% 3
Edinburgh +17 2 - -
Hampshire +13 2 - -
Scotland -2 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £550 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Wales -2 1 £238 -
Guildford -5 1 - -
Reading -8 1 £300 -10.44%
Corsham -9 1 £600 +36.36%
Sheffield -12 1 £400 -38.46%
South Yorkshire -15 1 £400 -38.46%
North East -29 1 £305 -51.20%

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 52 (38.52%) Telecoms
2 42 (31.11%) Security Cleared
3 39 (28.89%) SC Cleared
4 37 (27.41%) LAN
5 35 (25.93%) Cisco
6 34 (25.19%) WAN
6 34 (25.19%) Data Centre
7 22 (16.30%) Customer Engagement
8 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (14.07%) Presales
10 18 (13.33%) Finance
11 17 (12.59%) IBM
12 16 (11.85%) TOWER Software
12 16 (11.85%) Capita
12 16 (11.85%) Network Management
13 15 (11.11%) Service Management
14 14 (10.37%) Project Management
14 14 (10.37%) MS Office
14 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
14 14 (10.37%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (8.89%) Ethernet
15 12 (8.89%) CCNA
15 12 (8.89%) MPLS
16 11 (8.15%) ITIL
16 11 (8.15%) Wireless
17 10 (7.41%) Change Management
17 10 (7.41%) Firewall
17 10 (7.41%) Network Design

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 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
1 14 (10.37%) MS Office
1 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.44%) MS Project
4 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.22%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.41%) LAN
2 34 (25.19%) WAN
3 14 (10.37%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (8.89%) Ethernet
4 12 (8.89%) MPLS
5 11 (8.15%) Wireless
6 10 (7.41%) Firewall
7 9 (6.67%) VoIP
8 8 (5.93%) PSTN
9 7 (5.19%) DSLAM
10 6 (4.44%) 3G
10 6 (4.44%) 802.11
10 6 (4.44%) DNS
10 6 (4.44%) FCAPS
10 6 (4.44%) Internet
10 6 (4.44%) LTE
11 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.70%) DWDM
11 5 (3.70%) Network Security
11 5 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.96%) MS Access
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Axure RP
1 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.74%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (38.52%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.33%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Architect
2 18 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 17 (12.59%) Network Architect
4 16 (11.85%) Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Telecoms Architect
5 15 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Cisco Network Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Field Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Design Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.96%) .NET
3 3 (2.22%) COM
3 3 (2.22%) HTML
3 3 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (1.48%) Ajax
4 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.48%) WAP
5 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) CMDB
4 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.22%) Handset
6 3 (2.22%) Social Media
6 3 (2.22%) User Experience
7 2 (1.48%) BBC
7 2 (1.48%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
3 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.48%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Customer Engagement
2 19 (14.07%) Presales
3 16 (11.85%) Network Management
4 15 (11.11%) Service Management
5 14 (10.37%) Project Management
6 11 (8.15%) ITIL
7 10 (7.41%) Change Management
7 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.41%) Network Design
8 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.93%) Change Control
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.93%) Migration
9 8 (5.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.19%) ITSM
11 6 (4.44%) Analytics
11 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.44%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.44%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) Java
3 2 (1.48%) C
3 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 39 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.89%) CCNA
5 9 (6.67%) CCDP
6 7 (5.19%) CCNP
7 4 (2.96%) CCIE
7 4 (2.96%) Degree
7 4 (2.96%) HNC
8 2 (1.48%) APMP
8 2 (1.48%) CISSP
8 2 (1.48%) CLAS
8 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.48%) PMP
9 1 (0.74%) ACCA
9 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.74%) CIMA
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (1.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.22%) Nessus
2 3 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.48%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.74%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.74%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Cisco
2 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.59%) IBM
4 16 (11.85%) Capita
4 16 (11.85%) TOWER Software
5 9 (6.67%) EMC
5 9 (6.67%) HP
5 9 (6.67%) Huawei
6 7 (5.19%) CA
6 7 (5.19%) Fujitsu
6 7 (5.19%) Nokia
6 7 (5.19%) Openreach
7 6 (4.44%) Avaya
7 6 (4.44%) Citrix
7 6 (4.44%) Ericsson
7 6 (4.44%) Juniper
7 6 (4.44%) Remedy
7 6 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.44%) SevOne
8 5 (3.70%) Nortel
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