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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 486 478 446
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs citing BT 90 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 36
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£375 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.59 £14.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 - £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
23928 23341 20962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.66% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 12726 10988
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 976 994 1251
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 March 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 2 March 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 -38 83 £383 +17.84% 38
London +12 29 £369 +1.02% 17
South East -30 21 £425 +30.76% 8
Berkshire +2 17 £438 +70.73% 4
North West -2 17 - - 2
Manchester -5 13 - - 2
South West -10 8 £399 -2.68% 3
Slough +1 7 £425 +28.78%
City of London +10 5 £469 +55.99% 4
Reading -2 4 - - 3
West Midlands -6 3 £301 -16.52% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 - - 4
Warrington - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £375 - 1
Bracknell +6 2 £425 +132.87%
Scotland -2 2 £438 +37.79%
East Sussex -9 2 £370 +5.71%
Birmingham - 2 £228 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £375 - 1
South Wales - 2 £375 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £130 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
West Sussex -18 1 £251 +0.20%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £251 -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 76 (44.19%) Cisco
2 63 (36.63%) Telecoms
3 56 (32.56%) MPLS
4 45 (26.16%) WAN
5 41 (23.84%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (22.67%) Ethernet
7 38 (22.09%) OSPF
7 38 (22.09%) BGP
8 36 (20.93%) CCNP
9 34 (19.77%) LAN
10 33 (19.19%) CCNA
11 31 (18.02%) Broadband
12 29 (16.86%) Cisco IOS
13 27 (15.70%) VPN
14 25 (14.53%) Firewall
14 25 (14.53%) BT 21CN
15 24 (13.95%) Juniper
16 23 (13.37%) Linux
17 22 (12.79%) CCIE
17 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
18 21 (12.21%) Finance
19 20 (11.63%) UNIX
20 19 (11.05%) ITIL
20 19 (11.05%) Network Security
21 18 (10.47%) Junos
21 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
21 18 (10.47%) Migration
21 18 (10.47%) IPv6
21 18 (10.47%) CCIP
21 18 (10.47%) VoIP

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (1.74%) Lync
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) MS Office
2 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.56%) MPLS
2 45 (26.16%) WAN
3 39 (22.67%) Ethernet
4 38 (22.09%) OSPF
4 38 (22.09%) BGP
5 34 (19.77%) LAN
6 31 (18.02%) Broadband
7 29 (16.86%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (15.70%) VPN
9 25 (14.53%) BT 21CN
9 25 (14.53%) Firewall
10 19 (11.05%) Network Security
11 18 (10.47%) Junos
11 18 (10.47%) VRRP
11 18 (10.47%) IPv6
11 18 (10.47%) VoIP
12 17 (9.88%) IPv4
12 17 (9.88%) L2TP
12 17 (9.88%) RSVP
12 17 (9.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.58%) MS Access
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.58%) Toad
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 63 (36.63%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.21%) Finance
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (2.91%) Marketing
5 4 (2.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Billing
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Legal
6 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Military
7 2 (1.16%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (16.86%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.79%) Implementation Engineer
3 19 (11.05%) IP Engineer
3 19 (11.05%) Analyst
4 18 (10.47%) Operations Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.56%) Architect
7 12 (6.98%) Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Network Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Network Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Designer
11 6 (3.49%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Coordinator
12 5 (2.91%) Telephony Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (2.91%) Administrator
12 5 (2.91%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) WAP
1 2 (1.16%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.58%) Spring
2 1 (0.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.49%) Handset
3 5 (2.91%) Streaming Media
3 5 (2.91%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.74%) IVR
5 3 (1.74%) AVVID
5 3 (1.74%) GIS
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) EPoS
6 2 (1.16%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.16%) e-Health
6 2 (1.16%) Life Science
6 2 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Linux
2 20 (11.63%) UNIX
3 11 (6.40%) Windows
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.74%) SUSE
6 3 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.05%) ITIL
2 18 (10.47%) Migration
3 14 (8.14%) Project Management
3 14 (8.14%) Network Design
4 11 (6.40%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.81%) Network Architecture
6 9 (5.23%) Network Management
6 9 (5.23%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.07%) Performance Management
8 7 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.49%) Change Management
9 6 (3.49%) eTOM
9 6 (3.49%) Line Management
10 5 (2.91%) Data Entry
10 5 (2.91%) Matrix Management
10 5 (2.91%) Change Control
10 5 (2.91%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.91%) C
2 3 (1.74%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) C#
3 2 (1.16%) SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
4 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
4 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (20.93%) CCNP
3 33 (19.19%) CCNA
4 22 (12.79%) CCIE
4 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.47%) CCIP
6 17 (9.88%) JNCIA
6 17 (9.88%) JNCIP
7 7 (4.07%) Degree
8 6 (3.49%) CISSP
9 3 (1.74%) PMP
9 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.16%) MOS
10 2 (1.16%) CCDP
10 2 (1.16%) MCITP
10 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) vSphere
3 2 (1.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.58%) MOM
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.58%) WMI
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (44.19%) Cisco
2 24 (13.95%) Juniper
3 15 (8.72%) CheckPoint
4 12 (6.98%) Avaya
5 9 (5.23%) Nortel
5 9 (5.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.23%) Nokia
6 8 (4.65%) HP
7 7 (4.07%) VMware
8 6 (3.49%) Remedy
8 6 (3.49%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.49%) Huawei
8 6 (3.49%) Riverbed
8 6 (3.49%) Prolexic
8 6 (3.49%) ScanSafe
9 5 (2.91%) IBM
10 4 (2.33%) F5
10 4 (2.33%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.74%) Citrix
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £375 per day +
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £12 to £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago