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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
UK
Rank 530 520 526
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing BT 67 102 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 35
Median daily rate £358 £335 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -12.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £224 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £288 £379
% change year-on-year
+24.34% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Median hourly rate £50.50 £14.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.71% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.90 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.60 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £13.90 £9.32
% change year-on-year
+263.30% +49.10%

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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -11 56 £358 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +3 14 £400 - 1
Scotland +32 10 £255 -27.65%
Aberdeen -3 10 £255 -27.65%
London -19 10 £358 -0.69% 1
Solihull - 10 - -
East of England +11 9 £330 - 1
Suffolk - 6 - -
South East -15 5 £320 +21.32% 1
South West - 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £400 +14.28%
Ipswich - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +9 3 £404 +19.62%
Coventry -15 3 £400 -
North East -17 3 £225 -64.00%
Tyne and Wear -19 3 £225 -64.00%
Wiltshire - 3 £400 -
North West +23 2 £266 -25.52% 1
Leeds +12 2 £450 +38.46%
Berkshire 0 2 £450 +34.32%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 2 £225 -64.00%
Bristol - 2 £416 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £330 -
Manchester +19 1 £358 - 1
Surrey +12 1 - -
Birmingham +3 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £400 -38.46%
Sheffield -3 1 £400 -38.46%

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (33.57%) LAN
2 45 (31.47%) Telecoms
3 44 (30.77%) Cisco
4 42 (29.37%) Data Centre
5 40 (27.97%) WAN
5 40 (27.97%) Security Cleared
6 36 (25.17%) SC Cleared
7 30 (20.98%) Finance
8 22 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (14.69%) Project Management
9 21 (14.69%) Network Design
10 20 (13.99%) MPLS
10 20 (13.99%) Customer Engagement
11 19 (13.29%) MS Visio
12 18 (12.59%) Presales
13 17 (11.89%) ITIL
13 17 (11.89%) HP
14 16 (11.19%) Configuration Management
14 16 (11.19%) IBM
14 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (10.49%) TOWER Software
15 15 (10.49%) Wireless
15 15 (10.49%) Capita
15 15 (10.49%) Network Management
16 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 13 (9.09%) CCNA
16 13 (9.09%) CMDB
16 13 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (8.39%) MS Office
17 12 (8.39%) Service Management

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 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.39%) MS Office
3 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.20%) MS Project
5 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.57%) LAN
2 40 (27.97%) WAN
3 20 (13.99%) MPLS
4 15 (10.49%) Wireless
5 13 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (8.39%) Firewall
7 11 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 11 (7.69%) OSPF
8 10 (6.99%) BGP
8 10 (6.99%) DSLAM
8 10 (6.99%) Multicast
9 9 (6.29%) PSTN
9 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.29%) VoIP
10 8 (5.59%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.90%) Internet
12 6 (4.20%) DNS
12 6 (4.20%) DWDM
13 5 (3.50%) 802.11
13 5 (3.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (31.47%) Telecoms
2 30 (20.98%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.38%) Architect
2 27 (18.88%) Network Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.49%) Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Lead Architect
4 15 (10.49%) Network Architect
4 15 (10.49%) Telecoms Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Network Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.50%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (3.50%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.10%) COM
3 2 (1.40%) WAP
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.09%) CMDB
3 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.10%) Handset
6 2 (1.40%) BBC
6 2 (1.40%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) CatOS
3 4 (2.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.10%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.69%) Network Design
1 21 (14.69%) Project Management
2 20 (13.99%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (12.59%) Presales
4 17 (11.89%) ITIL
5 16 (11.19%) Configuration Management
5 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.49%) Network Management
7 12 (8.39%) Service Management
8 11 (7.69%) Change Management
8 11 (7.69%) Migration
9 10 (6.99%) QMS
10 9 (6.29%) Quality Management
11 8 (5.59%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.90%) Change Control
12 7 (4.90%) Release Management
13 6 (4.20%) ITIL V3
13 6 (4.20%) People Management
13 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
14 5 (3.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.69%) C
2 3 (2.10%) Java
2 3 (2.10%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) C#
3 1 (0.70%) JCL
3 1 (0.70%) Korn
3 1 (0.70%) Python
3 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (27.97%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.17%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.09%) CCNA
5 9 (6.29%) CCDP
6 8 (5.59%) CCNP
7 5 (3.50%) CCIE
8 3 (2.10%) Degree
9 2 (1.40%) APMP
9 2 (1.40%) CISSP
9 2 (1.40%) CLAS
9 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.70%) ACCA
10 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.70%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CIMA
10 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.10%) vSphere
3 2 (1.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Nessus
1 3 (2.10%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.70%) Control-M
3 1 (0.70%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.70%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (30.77%) Cisco
2 17 (11.89%) HP
3 16 (11.19%) IBM
4 15 (10.49%) Capita
4 15 (10.49%) TOWER Software
5 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.69%) Openreach
7 10 (6.99%) Siemens
8 8 (5.59%) EMC
9 7 (4.90%) Fujitsu
9 7 (4.90%) Juniper
10 6 (4.20%) Avaya
10 6 (4.20%) CA
10 6 (4.20%) Computacenter
10 6 (4.20%) Huawei
11 5 (3.50%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.50%) SevOne
12 4 (2.80%) Brocade
12 4 (2.80%) Ciena
12 4 (2.80%) VMware
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