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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
UK
Rank 514 510 537
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs citing BT 72 112 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 36
Median daily rate £325 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £363 £392
% change year-on-year
-39.86% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.50 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.95% +77.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £27.50 £14.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £10.25

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
19932 22338 23870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.73% 43.09% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 13342 13752
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 839 990
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +3 59 £330 -8.96% 12
South East +2 13 £338 +28.57% 5
East of England +18 11 £330 -
Scotland +37 10 £255 -
West Midlands +14 10 £125 -
London -7 10 £358 -22.70% 5
Aberdeen - 10 £255 -
Solihull - 8 - -
Suffolk - 7 - -
Hampshire +6 6 £272 +3.42% 2
Ipswich - 5 - -
Surrey +8 3 - -
South West -4 3 £358 -1.37%
Guildford -5 3 - -
Havant - 3 £325 -
Bristol - 3 £358 -
North West +25 2 £266 -55.62%
Yorkshire +18 2 £358 +1.41%
Berkshire +10 2 £450 +164.70% 2
West Yorkshire +10 2 £358 +10.00%
Birmingham 0 2 £125 -
Hertfordshire -4 2 £330 -
Tyne and Wear -9 2 £145 -76.80%
North East -11 2 £145 -76.80%
Basingstoke - 2 £218 -
Stevenage - 2 £330 -
Wales - 2 £150 -
Cheshire +21 1 £175 -70.83%
Manchester +15 1 £358 -
Leeds +7 1 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 49 (34.51%) Telecoms
2 41 (28.87%) LAN
2 41 (28.87%) Data Centre
3 39 (27.46%) Cisco
4 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
5 35 (24.65%) WAN
6 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
7 28 (19.72%) Finance
8 23 (16.20%) MPLS
9 20 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (14.08%) Project Management
10 19 (13.38%) Network Design
11 18 (12.68%) Presales
12 17 (11.97%) Customer Engagement
12 17 (11.97%) MS Visio
13 16 (11.27%) ITIL
13 16 (11.27%) HP
13 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
13 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (10.56%) Migration
15 14 (9.86%) OSPF
15 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
15 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
16 13 (9.15%) IBM
16 13 (9.15%) CCNA
16 13 (9.15%) MS Office
16 13 (9.15%) Capita
16 13 (9.15%) TOWER Software
16 13 (9.15%) Wireless
17 12 (8.45%) Wi-Fi

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 (2.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.41%) IIS
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Visio
2 13 (9.15%) MS Office
3 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.93%) MS Project
5 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.87%) LAN
2 35 (24.65%) WAN
3 23 (16.20%) MPLS
4 14 (9.86%) OSPF
4 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.15%) Wireless
6 12 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (7.04%) BGP
7 10 (7.04%) DSLAM
7 10 (7.04%) Ethernet
8 9 (6.34%) Internet
8 9 (6.34%) Multicast
9 8 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (5.63%) Firewall
9 8 (5.63%) PSTN
9 8 (5.63%) VoIP
10 6 (4.23%) ADSL
11 5 (3.52%) DNS
11 5 (3.52%) DWDM
11 5 (3.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.70%) Selenium
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 49 (34.51%) Telecoms
2 28 (19.72%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Architect
2 26 (18.31%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.27%) Project Manager
3 16 (11.27%) Telecoms Architect
4 15 (10.56%) Lead Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Network Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Analyst
7 7 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Field Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.52%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco Network Architect
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.11%) COM
3 2 (1.41%) .NET
3 2 (1.41%) RFC 2547
3 2 (1.41%) WAP
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.87%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.75%) CMDB
3 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.41%) BBC
6 2 (1.41%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.41%) Clustering
6 2 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.41%) Handset
6 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) CatOS
1 8 (5.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Unix
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.41%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.08%) Project Management
2 19 (13.38%) Network Design
3 18 (12.68%) Presales
4 17 (11.97%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
5 16 (11.27%) ITIL
5 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.56%) Migration
7 12 (8.45%) Network Management
8 10 (7.04%) Change Management
8 10 (7.04%) QMS
9 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.34%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.63%) Change Control
10 8 (5.63%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.63%) Service Management
11 7 (4.93%) Release Management
12 5 (3.52%) People Management
12 5 (3.52%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.52%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) C
2 4 (2.82%) Java
3 3 (2.11%) SQL
4 2 (1.41%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) Python
4 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) JCL
5 1 (0.70%) Korn
5 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.15%) CCNA
5 9 (6.34%) CCNP
6 7 (4.93%) CCDP
7 4 (2.82%) CCIE
8 3 (2.11%) Degree
8 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.11%) PMP
9 2 (1.41%) APMP
9 2 (1.41%) CISSP
9 2 (1.41%) CLAS
10 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Firmware
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.11%) vSphere
3 3 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.70%) KVM
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) EdgeSight
1 3 (2.11%) Nessus
1 3 (2.11%) SCCM
1 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.70%) collectd
2 1 (0.70%) Control-M
2 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.70%) SafeCom
2 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (27.46%) Cisco
2 16 (11.27%) HP
3 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.15%) Capita
4 13 (9.15%) IBM
4 13 (9.15%) TOWER Software
5 12 (8.45%) Openreach
6 10 (7.04%) Siemens
7 9 (6.34%) Juniper
8 7 (4.93%) EMC
8 7 (4.93%) Virgin Media
9 6 (4.23%) Computacenter
10 5 (3.52%) Avaya
10 5 (3.52%) Citrix
10 5 (3.52%) Fujitsu
10 5 (3.52%) Huawei
10 5 (3.52%) VMware
11 4 (2.82%) Brocade
11 4 (2.82%) CA
11 4 (2.82%) SAP
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