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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 532 526 519
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing BT 115 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 50
Median daily rate £455 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.84% +24.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £17.42 -
% change year-on-year
+146.84% -

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
24634 25278 24936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 45.29% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15133 14378 14020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1102 1080
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -30 97 £460 +36.29% 16
London -39 29 £469 +38.88% 3
South East -10 20 £500 +25.00% 4
North West -1 14 £600 +361.53% 2
South West +4 11 £363 +20.83% 2
Cheshire -3 11 £600 - 1
Swindon +14 10 £363 -30.95%
Wiltshire +7 10 £363 -9.37%
Warrington -8 10 £600 - 1
Berkshire 0 9 £360 -21.73%
Surrey -1 8 £500 -
Belfast - 8 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £300 -
County Antrim - 8 £300 -
Scotland -10 7 - -
West Yorkshire +17 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 6 - - 2
Leeds - 6 - -
West Midlands -11 5 £450 +34.32% 2
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Guildford - 5 - -
East of England +3 4 - -
Reading -7 4 £340 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Ealing - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £500 -
Coventry - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Wales -1 2 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 93 (41.89%) Telecoms
2 55 (24.77%) WAN
3 49 (22.07%) Ericsson
3 49 (22.07%) Huawei
4 47 (21.17%) Cisco
4 47 (21.17%) Finance
4 47 (21.17%) Project Management
5 46 (20.72%) Virgin Media
6 44 (19.82%) Nokia
7 42 (18.92%) Arqiva
8 41 (18.47%) ITIL
9 39 (17.57%) LAN
10 36 (16.22%) Siemens
10 36 (16.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 35 (15.77%) MPLS
12 34 (15.32%) Firewall
12 34 (15.32%) Security Cleared
12 34 (15.32%) Data Centre
13 31 (13.96%) Nokia Networks
13 31 (13.96%) BGP
14 29 (13.06%) Migration
14 29 (13.06%) PRINCE2
14 29 (13.06%) SC Cleared
15 28 (12.61%) 3G
16 27 (12.16%) BBC
16 27 (12.16%) Wireless
16 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
17 26 (11.71%) OSPF
18 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (10.81%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.60%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.25%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.25%) Smallworld
4 3 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) Drupal
5 2 (0.90%) JBoss
5 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.50%) MS Office
4 9 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.25%) MS Project
5 5 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.25%) Office 365
4 4 (1.80%) IaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.77%) WAN
2 39 (17.57%) LAN
3 35 (15.77%) MPLS
4 34 (15.32%) Firewall
5 31 (13.96%) BGP
6 28 (12.61%) 3G
7 27 (12.16%) Wireless
8 26 (11.71%) OSPF
9 23 (10.36%) VPN
10 21 (9.46%) Network Security
11 18 (8.11%) IPsec
11 18 (8.11%) VoIP
12 14 (6.31%) TCP/IP
13 13 (5.86%) 2G
14 11 (4.95%) 4G
14 11 (4.95%) Radio Access Network
15 10 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (4.50%) LTE
16 7 (3.15%) PABX
16 7 (3.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) DB2
2 5 (2.25%) MySQL
3 3 (1.35%) Big Data
3 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.90%) MS Access
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.45%) GIS
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (41.89%) Telecoms
2 47 (21.17%) Finance
3 17 (7.66%) Banking
4 14 (6.31%) Back Office
5 7 (3.15%) Marketing
5 7 (3.15%) Retail
6 6 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.25%) Publishing
8 4 (1.80%) Billing
8 4 (1.80%) Front Office
9 3 (1.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.90%) Automotive
10 2 (0.90%) Electronics
10 2 (0.90%) French Language
10 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (16.22%) Project Manager
2 18 (8.11%) Designer
3 17 (7.66%) Network Designer
4 15 (6.76%) Architect
5 14 (6.31%) Analyst
6 12 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.50%) Consultant
9 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.60%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Avaya Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Field Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Network Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.70%) Deployment Manager
12 6 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (2.70%) Senior Sales Consultant
12 6 (2.70%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.35%) Web Services
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) COM
4 1 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.45%) WAP
4 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.16%) BBC
3 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.46%) iDTV
5 17 (7.66%) Management Information System
6 15 (6.76%) IPTV
7 12 (5.41%) Video on Demand
8 10 (4.50%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (3.15%) User Experience
11 6 (2.70%) CMDB
11 6 (2.70%) Private Cloud
12 5 (2.25%) Blackberry
12 5 (2.25%) Computer Science
12 5 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (2.25%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.25%) STB
13 4 (1.80%) Derivative
13 4 (1.80%) Equities
13 4 (1.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.36%) Linux
2 20 (9.01%) Windows
3 14 (6.31%) Unix
4 6 (2.70%) CatOS
5 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.17%) Project Management
2 41 (18.47%) ITIL
3 29 (13.06%) Migration
3 29 (13.06%) PRINCE2
4 19 (8.56%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (7.21%) CRM
6 16 (7.21%) Problem Management
7 15 (6.76%) Line Management
7 15 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.86%) Presales
9 12 (5.41%) Supplier Management
10 11 (4.95%) Change Management
10 11 (4.95%) Release Management
11 10 (4.50%) Business Continuity
11 10 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.60%) Network Design
13 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.31%) C
2 9 (4.05%) SQL
3 6 (2.70%) Java
4 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.80%) VBA
5 3 (1.35%) C++
5 3 (1.35%) Perl
5 3 (1.35%) Python
6 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.90%) JCL
6 2 (0.90%) Korn
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (9.46%) CCNP
5 17 (7.66%) JNCIS
6 16 (7.21%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.41%) PMI Certification
8 10 (4.50%) Degree
8 10 (4.50%) PMP
9 6 (2.70%) HNC
9 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.25%) APMP
10 5 (2.25%) CCNA
10 5 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.80%) HND
12 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.90%) CISMP
12 2 (0.90%) CISSP
12 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) FIPS 140-2
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) BS7799
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 16 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.35%) NFS
4 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.45%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (1.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.35%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.90%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.90%) Control-M
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (22.07%) Ericsson
1 49 (22.07%) Huawei
2 47 (21.17%) Cisco
3 46 (20.72%) Virgin Media
4 44 (19.82%) Nokia
5 42 (18.92%) Arqiva
6 36 (16.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 36 (16.22%) Siemens
7 31 (13.96%) Nokia Networks
8 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
9 24 (10.81%) ZTE
10 21 (9.46%) Avaya
10 21 (9.46%) NetCracker
10 21 (9.46%) Telindus
11 19 (8.56%) VMware
12 18 (8.11%) Juniper
13 16 (7.21%) HP
14 13 (5.86%) Nortel
15 9 (4.05%) Oracle
16 8 (3.60%) Openreach
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