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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 510 510 432
Rank change year-on-year
0 -78
Contract jobs citing BT 85 72 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 35
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £173 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £484 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.51 £27.50 £7.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £27.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +57.14%

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 80 £365 +32.72% 24
North West +6 23 £300 +13.74% 1
South East -22 21 £425 +5.59% 10
Manchester +1 16 £300 +14.28% 1
London +16 14 £400 +36.75% 9
Berkshire +1 13 £425 +46.55% 2
West Midlands -11 10 £210 -6.66% 2
Warrington - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
City of London +10 4 £463 +23.33% 5
Bracknell +1 4 £425 +70.00%
Yorkshire -12 4 £218 -42.00%
Slough -5 3 £350 +6.06% 2
Hampshire -16 3 - -
South West -22 3 £470 +88.00% 1
Birmingham -5 2 £246 +64.16% 1
Scotland - 2 £425 -
Reading +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £470 -
Kent - 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £470 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £270 - 1
North East - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 92 (51.40%) Cisco
2 54 (30.17%) WAN
3 48 (26.82%) Telecoms
4 47 (26.26%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (26.26%) MPLS
5 41 (22.91%) LAN
6 40 (22.35%) Firewall
7 36 (20.11%) CCNP
8 31 (17.32%) CCNA
9 27 (15.08%) VoIP
10 26 (14.53%) Ethernet
10 26 (14.53%) Migration
11 25 (13.97%) BGP
11 25 (13.97%) Security Cleared
12 24 (13.41%) OSPF
12 24 (13.41%) Windows
13 23 (12.85%) Juniper
14 22 (12.29%) ITIL
15 20 (11.17%) Finance
16 19 (10.61%) Network Design
16 19 (10.61%) VPN
16 19 (10.61%) Active Directory
16 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
16 19 (10.61%) Network Security
17 18 (10.06%) Wireless
18 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
18 17 (9.50%) Broadband
19 16 (8.94%) BT 21CN
19 16 (8.94%) Network Management
20 15 (8.38%) 3G

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.79%) Lync
2 4 (2.23%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Moodle
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Office
2 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.68%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.12%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.56%) MS Project
8 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.17%) WAN
2 47 (26.26%) MPLS
3 41 (22.91%) LAN
4 40 (22.35%) Firewall
5 27 (15.08%) VoIP
6 26 (14.53%) Ethernet
7 25 (13.97%) BGP
8 24 (13.41%) OSPF
9 19 (10.61%) VPN
9 19 (10.61%) Network Security
10 18 (10.06%) Wireless
11 17 (9.50%) Broadband
12 16 (8.94%) BT 21CN
13 15 (8.38%) 3G
14 14 (7.82%) 4G
14 14 (7.82%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (7.82%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (7.26%) DNS
16 12 (6.70%) 2G
16 12 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) QlikView
3 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.56%) MS Access
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 48 (26.82%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.17%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Billing
4 4 (2.23%) Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (21.79%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.53%) Analyst
3 16 (8.94%) Implementation Engineer
4 12 (6.70%) Architect
4 12 (6.70%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.15%) Network Analyst
5 11 (6.15%) Design Engineer
6 10 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Consultant
7 9 (5.03%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Designer
7 9 (5.03%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.91%) IP Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Network Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.79%) Telephony Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) .NET
1 3 (1.68%) HTML
1 3 (1.68%) CSS
1 3 (1.68%) JSP
2 2 (1.12%) CSS3
2 2 (1.12%) HTML5
2 2 (1.12%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Ajax
3 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.79%) Streaming Media
2 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) Machine to Machine
2 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.23%) AVVID
2 4 (2.23%) Handset
3 3 (1.68%) BBC
3 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.68%) Statistics
4 2 (1.12%) User Experience
4 2 (1.12%) Life Science
4 2 (1.12%) CMDB
4 2 (1.12%) IVR
4 2 (1.12%) e-Health
4 2 (1.12%) GIS
4 2 (1.12%) PMI
4 2 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.41%) Windows
2 12 (6.70%) Linux
3 10 (5.59%) UNIX
4 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.79%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SUSE
7 2 (1.12%) MVS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.53%) Migration
2 22 (12.29%) ITIL
3 19 (10.61%) Network Design
4 16 (8.94%) Network Management
5 13 (7.26%) Network Architecture
5 13 (7.26%) Project Management
6 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.59%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (5.03%) Change Control
8 6 (3.35%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.35%) Change Management
8 6 (3.35%) Service Management
9 5 (2.79%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.79%) WFM
9 5 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.79%) eTOM
9 5 (2.79%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.79%) Line Management
10 4 (2.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.03%) C
2 3 (1.68%) C#
3 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) VBScript
4 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (26.26%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (20.11%) CCNP
3 31 (17.32%) CCNA
4 25 (13.97%) Security Cleared
5 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.82%) CCIE
7 8 (4.47%) CCIP
8 7 (3.91%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.91%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.35%) Degree
10 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.12%) MCITP
12 2 (1.12%) MOS
12 2 (1.12%) CCDP
12 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.12%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.23%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.23%) OpenView
3 3 (1.68%) HP NNM
3 3 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.56%) MOM
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) WMI
5 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 92 (51.40%) Cisco
2 23 (12.85%) Juniper
3 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
4 15 (8.38%) HP
4 15 (8.38%) Avaya
5 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
6 13 (7.26%) F5
7 10 (5.59%) Nortel
8 9 (5.03%) Citrix
8 9 (5.03%) Nokia
8 9 (5.03%) Huawei
9 8 (4.47%) Ericsson
10 7 (3.91%) IBM
10 7 (3.91%) Remedy
10 7 (3.91%) McAfee
10 7 (3.91%) VMware
10 7 (3.91%) Speakerbus
11 6 (3.35%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.35%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.79%) Lotus
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