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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 530 495 482
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -13
Contract jobs citing BT 60 75 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 43
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £100 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.35 £48.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +365.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £27.60 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £63.00 £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
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
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 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 24 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 24 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 -36 54 £313 -2.34% 19
London -11 20 £301 -22.45% 2
South East -18 13 £338 +8.43% 9
South West -21 7 £375 +87.50%
Berkshire 0 5 £393 - 2
City of London +11 4 £500 +212.50%
Wiltshire +1 4 £300 -
North West -5 4 £580 +157.77% 4
East of England - 4 £300 - 1
Surrey -12 3 £220 -26.66% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Luton - 3 £300 -
Reading +7 2 - - 1
Swindon -2 2 £300 -
Hampshire -11 2 £375 +3.87% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £200 -50.00% 2
Reigate +6 1 £275 - 2
Guildford +2 1 - -
Solihull 0 1 - -
West Sussex -2 1 £203 -46.00%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brentford - - - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 66 (38.15%) Cisco
2 47 (27.17%) Telecoms
3 46 (26.59%) WAN
4 39 (22.54%) Project Management
5 32 (18.50%) LAN
6 28 (16.18%) MPLS
6 28 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (15.03%) VoIP
8 25 (14.45%) Firewall
8 25 (14.45%) Finance
9 24 (13.87%) PRINCE2
9 24 (13.87%) Nortel
10 23 (13.29%) Migration
11 22 (12.72%) CheckPoint
11 22 (12.72%) VPN
12 21 (12.14%) LTE
13 20 (11.56%) Huawei
13 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
13 20 (11.56%) Windows
14 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
14 19 (10.98%) ATM
14 19 (10.98%) Internet
14 19 (10.98%) Avaya
15 18 (10.40%) SDH
15 18 (10.40%) CCNP
15 18 (10.40%) MS Office
16 17 (9.83%) DWDM
17 16 (9.25%) 3G
17 16 (9.25%) BGP
17 16 (9.25%) Microsoft

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.89%) CMS
3 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.73%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.58%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.58%) Moodle
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.40%) MS Office
3 6 (3.47%) MS Project
4 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.16%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.59%) WAN
2 32 (18.50%) LAN
3 28 (16.18%) MPLS
4 26 (15.03%) VoIP
5 25 (14.45%) Firewall
6 22 (12.72%) VPN
7 21 (12.14%) LTE
8 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
9 19 (10.98%) ATM
9 19 (10.98%) Internet
10 18 (10.40%) SDH
11 17 (9.83%) DWDM
12 16 (9.25%) 3G
12 16 (9.25%) BGP
13 15 (8.67%) 2G
13 15 (8.67%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (8.09%) Radio Access Network
14 14 (8.09%) OSPF
15 13 (7.51%) IP Telephony
16 10 (5.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) MS Access
2 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.16%) RequisitePro
General
1 47 (27.17%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.45%) Finance
3 9 (5.20%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.05%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Legal
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.73%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.16%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (18.50%) Project Manager
2 28 (16.18%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Design Engineer
5 11 (6.36%) Transmission Engineer
5 11 (6.36%) Voice Engineer
5 11 (6.36%) Architect
6 8 (4.62%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) RAN Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.47%) Technical Manager
9 5 (2.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.31%) Consultant
10 4 (2.31%) Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.31%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) .NET
2 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.58%) Ajax
3 1 (0.58%) jQuery
3 1 (0.58%) CSS3
3 1 (0.58%) HTML5
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) WAP
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Hedge funds
2 5 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.31%) Handset
3 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.73%) IVR
4 3 (1.73%) BBC
4 3 (1.73%) NHS
4 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.16%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.16%) EPoS
5 2 (1.16%) Replication
5 2 (1.16%) AVVID
5 2 (1.16%) RMADS
5 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.16%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) CCTV
6 1 (0.58%) Wiki
6 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.56%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Project Management
2 24 (13.87%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.29%) Migration
4 16 (9.25%) Network Design
5 15 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.51%) ITIL
7 10 (5.78%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.78%) Supplier Management
8 9 (5.20%) Change Control
9 8 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.62%) Security Architecture
9 8 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (4.05%) Project Planning
10 7 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.05%) Network Management
11 6 (3.47%) PRINCE
11 6 (3.47%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.47%) Change Management
11 6 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.36%) SQL
2 8 (4.62%) VB
3 7 (4.05%) C
4 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.73%) LotusScript
5 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.40%) CCNP
3 13 (7.51%) CCNA
4 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.36%) Degree
6 6 (3.47%) PMP
6 6 (3.47%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.31%) CCIE
7 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.73%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.16%) ISEB
9 2 (1.16%) CISSP
9 2 (1.16%) MCSA
9 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) APMP
10 1 (0.58%) DCSE
10 1 (0.58%) MBA
10 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.73%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.16%) NFS
5 1 (0.58%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) OPNET
2 2 (1.16%) OpenView
2 2 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.16%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.58%) MOM
3 1 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (38.15%) Cisco
2 24 (13.87%) Nortel
3 22 (12.72%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.56%) Huawei
5 19 (10.98%) Avaya
6 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.51%) Ericsson
8 12 (6.94%) HP
9 10 (5.78%) Juniper
10 9 (5.20%) NEC
10 9 (5.20%) Nokia
11 8 (4.62%) F5
11 8 (4.62%) Speakerbus
12 7 (4.05%) Business Objects
13 6 (3.47%) VMware
13 6 (3.47%) Mitel
13 6 (3.47%) Verint
13 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (2.89%) Blue Coat
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