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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 509 520 486
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Contract jobs citing BT 87 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 32
Average daily rate
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£340 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £109 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £19.00

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 85 £345 +6.97% 18
London +17 37 £350 -12.50% 6
South East -8 18 £400 +49.53% 6
City of London +25 14 £350 -32.95% 5
West Midlands -6 9 £400 +60.00% 2
North West -12 8 £130 -77.58% 1
East of England +6 7 £325 -1.32% 1
Berkshire 0 7 £460 +240.74% 1
Hampshire +1 4 £400 -15.78%
Manchester - 4 £130 - 1
South West +14 3 £300 +20.00% 1
Surrey +9 3 - - 1
Reading -2 3 - - 1
Ipswich +10 2 £508 -
Suffolk +7 2 £508 -
Warwickshire +5 2 £325 +62.50%
Slough +2 2 £318 +135.18%
Essex -2 2 £383 +155.00% 1
Lewes -3 2 £225 -47.05%
Birmingham -7 2 - -
East Sussex -11 2 £225 -47.05%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £300 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £325 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £550 -
Warrington - 2 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (37.99%) Cisco
2 53 (29.61%) Telecoms
3 43 (24.02%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (21.79%) MPLS
5 36 (20.11%) OSPF
6 34 (18.99%) CCNP
7 31 (17.32%) Ethernet
8 30 (16.76%) WAN
9 29 (16.20%) CCNA
9 29 (16.20%) BGP
9 29 (16.20%) Finance
9 29 (16.20%) Firewall
10 28 (15.64%) Broadband
11 25 (13.97%) VPN
11 25 (13.97%) Project Management
12 24 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (12.85%) LAN
14 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
15 20 (11.17%) BT 21CN
15 20 (11.17%) Juniper
16 19 (10.61%) CCIE
16 19 (10.61%) Linux
17 18 (10.06%) ITIL
18 17 (9.50%) IOS XR
18 17 (9.50%) UNIX
19 16 (8.94%) VRRP
19 16 (8.94%) HSRP
20 15 (8.38%) Junos
20 15 (8.38%) L2TP
20 15 (8.38%) RSVP

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.56%) Lync
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Office
2 6 (3.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.79%) MPLS
2 36 (20.11%) OSPF
3 31 (17.32%) Ethernet
4 30 (16.76%) WAN
5 29 (16.20%) BGP
5 29 (16.20%) Firewall
6 28 (15.64%) Broadband
7 25 (13.97%) VPN
8 24 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (12.85%) LAN
10 20 (11.17%) BT 21CN
11 17 (9.50%) IOS XR
12 16 (8.94%) VRRP
12 16 (8.94%) HSRP
13 15 (8.38%) Junos
13 15 (8.38%) L2TP
13 15 (8.38%) RSVP
13 15 (8.38%) IPv4
13 15 (8.38%) IPv6
14 14 (7.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Toad
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 53 (29.61%) Telecoms
2 29 (16.20%) Finance
3 11 (6.15%) Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Marketing
5 5 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.23%) Front Office
6 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.68%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (11.17%) Consultant
1 20 (11.17%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.06%) Project Manager
2 18 (10.06%) IP Engineer
3 17 (9.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Operations Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Architect
6 13 (7.26%) Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Network Consultant
8 9 (5.03%) Voice Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.35%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Administrator
11 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 4 (2.23%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.23%) Security Consultant
12 4 (2.23%) Security Architect
12 4 (2.23%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) XMPP
2 2 (1.12%) Spring
2 2 (1.12%) XML
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.12%) Java EE
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.56%) CSS3
3 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.26%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (7.26%) NHS
3 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.35%) Handset
4 6 (3.35%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) CMDB
6 3 (1.68%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) W3C
7 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.12%) EPoS
7 2 (1.12%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Linux
2 17 (9.50%) UNIX
3 8 (4.47%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.97%) Project Management
2 18 (10.06%) ITIL
3 13 (7.26%) PRINCE2
4 11 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (5.59%) Migration
6 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.47%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.91%) Line Management
8 7 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (3.91%) Supplier Management
9 6 (3.35%) Change Management
9 6 (3.35%) Network Design
9 6 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.35%) Matrix Management
10 5 (2.79%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.23%) Workflow
11 4 (2.23%) Service Management
11 4 (2.23%) Business Transformation
11 4 (2.23%) Data Entry
12 3 (1.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.23%) Java
2 3 (1.68%) C
3 2 (1.12%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) VBScript
4 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (24.02%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (18.99%) CCNP
3 29 (16.20%) CCNA
4 19 (10.61%) CCIE
5 15 (8.38%) CCIP
5 15 (8.38%) JNCIA
5 15 (8.38%) JNCIP
6 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.91%) CISSP
9 6 (3.35%) Degree
10 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.68%) CCVP
12 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.56%) PMP
13 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.68%) OPNET
2 3 (1.68%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.56%) SCSM
4 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (37.99%) Cisco
2 20 (11.17%) Juniper
3 12 (6.70%) CheckPoint
4 9 (5.03%) Nokia
5 8 (4.47%) HP
5 8 (4.47%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.35%) Prolexic
6 6 (3.35%) ScanSafe
6 6 (3.35%) Aruba
7 5 (2.79%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle
7 5 (2.79%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.23%) IBM
8 4 (2.23%) F5
8 4 (2.23%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.68%) Polycom
9 3 (1.68%) Avaya
9 3 (1.68%) Huawei
10 2 (1.12%) VMware
10 2 (1.12%) Cramer
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