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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 509 528 518
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing BT 122 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 39
Average daily rate
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£397 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £202 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.35 £26.35 £54.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £26.35 -
% change year-on-year
-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
26088 25475 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15433 14202 13497
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1086 1101
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £19.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -3 106 £398 +10.62% 11
North West 0 31 £523 - 2
Cheshire +12 21 £525 - 2
London -1 21 £280 -39.62% 5
South East -27 20 £150 -55.55% 1
Warrington - 19 £533 - 1
Berkshire +6 12 £115 -71.95% 1
West Midlands -1 11 £300 -18.91%
Scotland -4 9 - -
Reading -6 7 £115 - 1
Yorkshire -25 7 £300 +20.00% 2
East of England +7 6 £475 +58.33%
Hampshire -7 5 £397 +5.73%
City of London -6 4 £310 -39.51%
Hook - 4 £397 -
Peterborough +1 3 - -
Surrey -4 3 £368 +44.11%
Cambridgeshire -8 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £400 -
Lancashire - 3 £410 -
Slough - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £410 -
Glasgow +1 2 - -
Solihull -2 2 - -
Edinburgh -14 2 - -
South West -20 2 £390 +15.55% 1

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 70 (33.49%) Telecoms
2 59 (28.23%) Cisco
3 45 (21.53%) Project Management
4 36 (17.22%) Migration
5 33 (15.79%) WAN
6 32 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (13.88%) MPLS
7 29 (13.88%) LAN
8 28 (13.40%) Firewall
9 27 (12.92%) Finance
9 27 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (12.44%) Service Management
11 24 (11.48%) CCNP
12 22 (10.53%) PSTN
12 22 (10.53%) ADSL
12 22 (10.53%) OSPF
12 22 (10.53%) LLU
12 22 (10.53%) Line Management
13 21 (10.05%) Data Centre
13 21 (10.05%) Network Management
14 19 (9.09%) System Testing
14 19 (9.09%) BGP
14 19 (9.09%) CCNA
14 19 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 19 (9.09%) ServiceNow
15 17 (8.13%) SLA
15 17 (8.13%) VPN
15 17 (8.13%) MS Office
15 17 (8.13%) Wireless
16 16 (7.66%) ITIL

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
1 8 (3.83%) Lync
2 3 (1.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) MS Office
2 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) SAP CCM
1 3 (1.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.79%) WAN
2 29 (13.88%) LAN
2 29 (13.88%) MPLS
3 28 (13.40%) Firewall
4 22 (10.53%) LLU
4 22 (10.53%) OSPF
4 22 (10.53%) PSTN
4 22 (10.53%) ADSL
5 19 (9.09%) BGP
6 17 (8.13%) VPN
6 17 (8.13%) Wireless
7 16 (7.66%) VoIP
8 15 (7.18%) Ethernet
9 13 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (5.74%) Broadband
10 12 (5.74%) EIGRP
11 10 (4.78%) Internet
11 10 (4.78%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.83%) DNS
12 8 (3.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (33.49%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.92%) Finance
3 13 (6.22%) Banking
4 5 (2.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (14.35%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.00%) Network Engineer
3 18 (8.61%) Analyst
4 11 (5.26%) Consultant
5 7 (3.35%) Senior Manager
5 7 (3.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (3.35%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (2.87%) Network Planner
6 6 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (2.87%) Administrator
6 6 (2.87%) Field Engineer
6 6 (2.87%) Architect
7 5 (2.39%) Coordinator
7 5 (2.39%) Test Manager
7 5 (2.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (2.39%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (1.91%) Transmission Engineer
8 4 (1.91%) IP Engineer
8 4 (1.91%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) XMPP
2 4 (1.91%) WAP
3 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 3 (1.44%) XML
4 2 (0.96%) CGI
4 2 (0.96%) Java EE
4 2 (0.96%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) CSS3
5 1 (0.48%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) VXML
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.22%) NHS
3 11 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.87%) Handset
6 5 (2.39%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.96%) Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) SCADA
9 2 (0.96%) Equities
9 2 (0.96%) PKI
9 2 (0.96%) CMDB
9 2 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.96%) FMCG
9 2 (0.96%) iSeries
9 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.96%) W3C
9 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.18%) Windows
2 9 (4.31%) Linux
3 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.91%) UNIX
5 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.53%) Project Management
2 36 (17.22%) Migration
3 27 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (12.44%) Service Management
5 22 (10.53%) Line Management
6 21 (10.05%) Network Management
7 19 (9.09%) System Testing
8 16 (7.66%) ITIL
9 15 (7.18%) Supplier Management
10 13 (6.22%) Performance Management
10 13 (6.22%) Application Performance Management
11 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.35%) Network Design
15 5 (2.39%) Network Planning
15 5 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (2.39%) Incident Management
15 5 (2.39%) Matrix Management
15 5 (2.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.83%) Java
2 5 (2.39%) SQL
3 2 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (11.48%) CCNP
3 19 (9.09%) CCNA
4 8 (3.83%) CCIE
5 6 (2.87%) Degree
5 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.44%) MCTS
7 3 (1.44%) MCITP
7 3 (1.44%) CCVP
7 3 (1.44%) MOS
7 3 (1.44%) MCSE
7 3 (1.44%) MCSA
8 2 (0.96%) CCIP
8 2 (0.96%) CCDP
8 2 (0.96%) ISEB
8 2 (0.96%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (2.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) XenApp
3 3 (1.44%) XenServer
3 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.44%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (1.44%) Nagios
2 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.44%) OPNET
2 3 (1.44%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.44%) WSUS
2 3 (1.44%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) SCOM
2 3 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.96%) OpenView
4 1 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.48%) SCSM
4 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (28.23%) Cisco
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 15 (7.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.22%) HP
5 12 (5.74%) Juniper
6 10 (4.78%) Ericsson
7 9 (4.31%) Citrix
8 7 (3.35%) Nokia
8 7 (3.35%) VMware
8 7 (3.35%) F5
8 7 (3.35%) Huawei
9 6 (2.87%) Riverbed
9 6 (2.87%) Aruba
10 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.39%) Avaya
11 4 (1.91%) Oracle
11 4 (1.91%) SAP
11 4 (1.91%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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