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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 586 566 558
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing BT 65 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 33
Median daily rate £354 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £174 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £26.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -53.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £26.35
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -53.12%

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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 -26 60 £350 +9.37% 25
London -5 16 £350 +16.66% 5
South West +13 12 £250 -41.86% 3
South East +9 12 £205 -48.29% 2
West Midlands -33 9 £105 -65.00% 2
Midlands - 8 £500 -
Devon - 7 £190 - 1
Exeter - 7 £190 - 1
Solihull -9 6 - -
Slough +6 4 - -
Berkshire -4 4 - - 1
South Wales +19 3 £375 +7.14%
Wales +15 3 £375 +7.14%
Cardiff +13 3 £375 +7.14%
Hampshire -1 3 - -
Kent - 3 £225 -
Somerset - 3 £300 - 1
Taunton - 3 £300 - 1
City of London +42 2 £355 +1.42% 1
Southampton +12 2 - -
Surrey -2 2 £175 -63.91% 1
North West -3 2 £438 +36.71% 4
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 - - 1
East of England +21 1 - - 3
Glasgow +5 1 - - 1
Staffordshire 0 1 £105 - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £530 +324.00% 3
Cheshire -1 1 £450 - 4
Suffolk -1 1 - - 2

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 49 (26.49%) Cisco
3 45 (24.32%) WAN
4 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
5 35 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 35 (18.92%) LAN
6 34 (18.38%) Finance
7 28 (15.14%) ITIL
8 27 (14.59%) BGP
8 27 (14.59%) Project Management
9 24 (12.97%) Firewall
9 24 (12.97%) Management Information System
9 24 (12.97%) MPLS
9 24 (12.97%) Ericsson
9 24 (12.97%) Nokia
9 24 (12.97%) Siemens
10 23 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.43%) Wireless
11 22 (11.89%) MS Excel
11 22 (11.89%) OSPF
11 22 (11.89%) Huawei
11 22 (11.89%) Virgin Media
12 21 (11.35%) PRINCE2
12 21 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (10.81%) Service Delivery
13 20 (10.81%) Linux
13 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (10.81%) Arqiva
14 19 (10.27%) Data Centre

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 11 (5.95%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Drupal
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.41%) MS Office
5 6 (3.24%) MS Project
6 3 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.62%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.32%) WAN
2 35 (18.92%) LAN
3 27 (14.59%) BGP
4 24 (12.97%) Firewall
4 24 (12.97%) MPLS
5 23 (12.43%) Wireless
6 22 (11.89%) OSPF
7 18 (9.73%) VPN
8 17 (9.19%) VoIP
9 16 (8.65%) 3G
10 15 (8.11%) IPsec
11 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
12 12 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (6.49%) LTE
13 11 (5.95%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (5.41%) 2G
14 10 (5.41%) 4G
14 10 (5.41%) Skype
15 9 (4.86%) PABX
16 8 (4.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.24%) MS Access
4 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.62%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 34 (18.38%) Finance
3 10 (5.41%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Retail
4 9 (4.86%) Back Office
5 8 (4.32%) Automotive
6 4 (2.16%) Legal
7 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
8 2 (1.08%) Front Office
8 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (17.84%) Project Manager
2 27 (14.59%) Architect
3 17 (9.19%) Designer
4 14 (7.57%) Analyst
4 14 (7.57%) Network Designer
4 14 (7.57%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.32%) Avaya Engineer
7 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (3.24%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (3.24%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.70%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
11 4 (2.16%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (1.62%) HTML5
4 2 (1.08%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.08%) Ajax
4 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.08%) Middleware
4 2 (1.08%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.08%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) CGI
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.27%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.57%) BBC
5 9 (4.86%) User Experience
6 8 (4.32%) Video on Demand
7 7 (3.78%) IPTV
8 6 (3.24%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.24%) IVR
8 6 (3.24%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.70%) CMDB
9 5 (2.70%) Handset
10 4 (2.16%) PKI
10 4 (2.16%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.62%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.62%) New Media
12 2 (1.08%) Derivative
12 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.81%) Linux
2 13 (7.03%) Windows
3 7 (3.78%) Unix
4 4 (2.16%) CatOS
4 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.14%) ITIL
2 27 (14.59%) Project Management
3 21 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.35%) PRINCE2
4 20 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 18 (9.73%) Migration
6 14 (7.57%) Line Management
6 14 (7.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (7.03%) TOGAF
8 12 (6.49%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.49%) Risk Management
8 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.49%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.41%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.86%) Change Management
10 9 (4.86%) Data Management
10 9 (4.86%) Network Design
10 9 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.49%) C
2 10 (5.41%) SQL
3 6 (3.24%) Java
4 3 (1.62%) Perl
4 3 (1.62%) VBA
5 2 (1.08%) C++
5 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.08%) JCL
5 2 (1.08%) Korn
5 2 (1.08%) Python
5 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 35 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.65%) CCNP
5 14 (7.57%) JNCIS
6 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.32%) HNC
8 7 (3.78%) CCNA
8 7 (3.78%) Degree
8 7 (3.78%) PMP
9 4 (2.16%) APMP
9 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.62%) CCDP
11 2 (1.08%) CCIE
11 2 (1.08%) CISMP
11 2 (1.08%) HND
12 1 (0.54%) CCSE
12 1 (0.54%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (9.73%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) Firmware
3 2 (1.08%) NFS
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.54%) StorNext
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.62%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.08%) Control-M
3 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.54%) vMotion
4 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (26.49%) Cisco
2 24 (12.97%) Ericsson
2 24 (12.97%) Nokia
2 24 (12.97%) Siemens
3 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.89%) Huawei
4 22 (11.89%) Virgin Media
5 20 (10.81%) Arqiva
6 19 (10.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 18 (9.73%) Nokia Networks
8 14 (7.57%) Juniper
8 14 (7.57%) Nortel
9 13 (7.03%) HP
9 13 (7.03%) ZTE
10 12 (6.49%) Avaya
10 12 (6.49%) NetCracker
10 12 (6.49%) Telindus
11 9 (4.86%) Citrix
11 9 (4.86%) Remedy
12 8 (4.32%) Openreach
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