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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 523 516 474
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Contract jobs citing BT 88 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 30
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £215
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.35 £54.00 £10.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +407.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £48.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £63.50 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 - £10.32

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
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
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 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +4 83 £313 -2.34% 19
London +8 25 £464 +42.14% 5
South East +2 17 £338 +3.84% 5
South West -19 17 £338 - 1
West Midlands -10 13 £250 -37.50% 5
Wiltshire +2 11 £300 -36.84%
Swindon 0 8 £300 -36.84%
City of London +23 7 £513 +220.31% 1
East of England - 5 £300 - 1
Berkshire +9 4 £410 +310.00%
Surrey -2 4 £255 +2.00% 5
Yorkshire +3 3 £250 +6.38% 1
Hampshire -9 3 £375 +3.87%
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Luton - 3 £300 -
Reading +7 2 - -
Reigate +6 2 £185 - 2
West Yorkshire +4 2 £250 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £250 -
North West -9 2 - - 1
Scotland -11 2 £375 -25.00%
Leicestershire - 2 £250 -
Leeds - 2 £250 - 1
Solihull +5 1 - -
West Sussex +2 1 £203 -46.00%
Manchester -3 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 77 (47.53%) Cisco
2 46 (28.40%) WAN
3 41 (25.31%) Firewall
4 32 (19.75%) LAN
4 32 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (18.52%) Telecoms
6 27 (16.67%) Project Management
7 26 (16.05%) VoIP
8 25 (15.43%) Finance
8 25 (15.43%) Migration
9 24 (14.81%) Windows
10 23 (14.20%) CheckPoint
11 20 (12.35%) PRINCE2
11 20 (12.35%) CCNP
12 19 (11.73%) MPLS
13 18 (11.11%) Internet
13 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 17 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
15 16 (9.88%) Network Security
16 15 (9.26%) CCNA
16 15 (9.26%) ITIL
16 15 (9.26%) ATM
17 14 (8.64%) HP
17 14 (8.64%) Ethernet
17 14 (8.64%) Nokia
17 14 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (8.64%) LTE
18 13 (8.02%) F5
18 13 (8.02%) VPN

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.09%) CMS
3 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.23%) Lync
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Moodle
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.94%) MS Office
3 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.47%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.23%) EPLAN
6 2 (1.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Maximo
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) WAN
2 41 (25.31%) Firewall
3 32 (19.75%) LAN
4 26 (16.05%) VoIP
5 19 (11.73%) MPLS
6 18 (11.11%) Internet
7 17 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (9.88%) Network Security
9 15 (9.26%) ATM
10 14 (8.64%) Ethernet
10 14 (8.64%) LTE
11 13 (8.02%) VPN
12 11 (6.79%) 3G
12 11 (6.79%) Wireless
12 11 (6.79%) BT 21CN
13 10 (6.17%) SDH
14 8 (4.94%) DNS
14 8 (4.94%) 2G
14 8 (4.94%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (4.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) QlikView
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 30 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 25 (15.43%) Finance
3 8 (4.94%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Retail
5 3 (1.85%) Billing
5 3 (1.85%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 19 (11.73%) Analyst
4 16 (9.88%) Architect
5 13 (8.02%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) Transmission Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Consultant
8 8 (4.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Voice Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) .NET
2 3 (1.85%) JSP
2 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.23%) HTML
3 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (1.23%) HTML5
3 2 (1.23%) CSS3
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Hedge funds
2 4 (2.47%) Statistics
3 3 (1.85%) PMI
3 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.85%) BBC
4 2 (1.23%) Handset
4 2 (1.23%) Replication
4 2 (1.23%) AVVID
4 2 (1.23%) EPoS
4 2 (1.23%) NHS
4 2 (1.23%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.23%) Wiki
4 2 (1.23%) RMADS
5 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.62%) CMDB
5 1 (0.62%) IVR
5 1 (0.62%) CESG
5 1 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) MVS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.67%) Project Management
2 25 (15.43%) Migration
3 20 (12.35%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.26%) ITIL
5 14 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.41%) Network Management
7 10 (6.17%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.17%) Network Design
8 9 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 9 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.94%) Security Architecture
10 7 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (3.70%) Change Control
11 6 (3.70%) Change Management
12 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.09%) Validation
12 5 (3.09%) Network Planning
12 5 (3.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 5 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.17%) C
2 4 (2.47%) SQL
3 2 (1.23%) VBA
4 1 (0.62%) VB
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (12.35%) CCNP
3 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 15 (9.26%) CCNA
5 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.70%) Degree
7 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.47%) CCIE
8 3 (1.85%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (1.85%) PMP
8 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.23%) MCSA
9 2 (1.23%) ISEB
9 2 (1.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.62%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) XenServer
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) OpenView
1 4 (2.47%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (2.47%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 77 (47.53%) Cisco
2 23 (14.20%) CheckPoint
3 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.64%) HP
4 14 (8.64%) Nokia
5 13 (8.02%) F5
6 12 (7.41%) Huawei
6 12 (7.41%) Ericsson
7 11 (6.79%) Avaya
7 11 (6.79%) Juniper
8 10 (6.17%) Nortel
9 9 (5.56%) NEC
10 8 (4.94%) Speakerbus
11 7 (4.32%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.70%) McAfee
12 6 (3.70%) Citrix
13 5 (3.09%) IBM
13 5 (3.09%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 5 (3.09%) Verint
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