The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BT
Rank 483 465 457
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing BT 113 86 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 75
Average daily rate £333 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.65% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £78.75
% change year-on-year
- -75.87%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -18 106 £325 +8.33% 6
South East +3 42 £296 -25.93% 1
London -23 30 £400 +60.00% 4
Berkshire +15 21 £183 -58.52% 1
West Midlands -10 12 £360 +2.85% 1
Surrey -2 10 £294 -33.23%
Reading -1 7 £290 -
Guildford +4 5 £294 -
Manchester -6 5 £300 +93.54%
City of London -10 5 £522 +43.50% 1
North West -25 5 £300 +73.91%
East of England -35 5 £225 -10.00%
South West -12 4 £250 +25.00%
Hampshire -5 3 £475 +18.75%
Uxbridge - 3 £320 -
Birmingham -8 2 £203 -42.14% 1
Taunton -13 2 £245 +22.50%
Somerset -16 2 £245 +22.50%
Essex -17 2 £150 -40.00%
Buckinghamshire -18 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £165 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £410 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £150 -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 55 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 50 (28.57%) Cisco
3 41 (23.43%) WAN
3 41 (23.43%) Project Management
4 37 (21.14%) Finance
5 32 (18.29%) Migration
6 28 (16.00%) MPLS
7 27 (15.43%) LAN
8 26 (14.86%) VPN
9 24 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (13.14%) Nortel
10 23 (13.14%) DWDM
10 23 (13.14%) BGP
10 23 (13.14%) Ethernet
11 22 (12.57%) PRINCE2
11 22 (12.57%) Huawei
12 21 (12.00%) OSPF
13 20 (11.43%) Firewall
13 20 (11.43%) CheckPoint
13 20 (11.43%) SDH
13 20 (11.43%) LTE
14 19 (10.86%) ATM
14 19 (10.86%) Internet
15 17 (9.71%) CCNP
15 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
16 16 (9.14%) MS Office
16 16 (9.14%) VoIP
17 15 (8.57%) Avaya
17 15 (8.57%) Network Design
18 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.29%) CMS
3 3 (1.71%) SAS
3 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.57%) Moodle
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.14%) MS Office
3 6 (3.43%) MS Project
4 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.43%) WAN
2 28 (16.00%) MPLS
3 27 (15.43%) LAN
4 26 (14.86%) VPN
5 23 (13.14%) DWDM
5 23 (13.14%) BGP
5 23 (13.14%) Ethernet
6 21 (12.00%) OSPF
7 20 (11.43%) Firewall
7 20 (11.43%) SDH
7 20 (11.43%) LTE
8 19 (10.86%) ATM
8 19 (10.86%) Internet
9 16 (9.14%) VoIP
10 14 (8.00%) 2G
10 14 (8.00%) 3G
11 13 (7.43%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (6.29%) IP Telephony
12 11 (6.29%) Network Security
13 10 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) MS Access
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.14%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 55 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 37 (21.14%) Finance
3 13 (7.43%) Back Office
4 9 (5.14%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Billing
6 4 (2.29%) Legal
7 3 (1.71%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Local Government
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 24 (13.71%) Network Engineer
3 21 (12.00%) Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) Design Engineer
5 12 (6.86%) Transmission Engineer
6 11 (6.29%) Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (4.57%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Field Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Consultant
10 5 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Procurement Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Transmission Design Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Voice Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Security Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) .NET
1 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.14%) Middleware
2 2 (1.14%) WAP
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Hedge funds
2 7 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.43%) NHS
4 4 (2.29%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.29%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.29%) IVR
4 4 (2.29%) Handset
5 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) EPoS
5 3 (1.71%) EFT
6 2 (1.14%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.57%) PMI
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (1.71%) UNIX
2 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.43%) Project Management
2 32 (18.29%) Migration
3 22 (12.57%) PRINCE2
4 15 (8.57%) Network Design
5 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.43%) ITIL
7 12 (6.86%) Supplier Management
8 10 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.14%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.57%) Network Management
11 7 (4.00%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.43%) Analytics
12 6 (3.43%) Change Control
13 5 (2.86%) Change Management
13 5 (2.86%) Network Planning
13 5 (2.86%) Six Sigma
13 5 (2.86%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) VB
3 4 (2.29%) C
4 3 (1.71%) LotusScript
4 3 (1.71%) Java
4 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.14%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (9.71%) CCNP
3 13 (7.43%) CCNA
3 13 (7.43%) Degree
4 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) PMP
6 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.29%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.71%) CCIE
9 2 (1.14%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.14%) APMP
9 2 (1.14%) ISEB
9 2 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) MBA
10 1 (0.57%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCDA
10 1 (0.57%) CCDP
10 1 (0.57%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.71%) NFS
4 2 (1.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) Netcool
2 2 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.57%) MOM
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (28.57%) Cisco
2 23 (13.14%) Nortel
3 22 (12.57%) Huawei
4 20 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 15 (8.57%) Avaya
6 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.14%) Ericsson
8 8 (4.57%) Juniper
9 7 (4.00%) OPNET
9 7 (4.00%) VMware
9 7 (4.00%) Business Objects
9 7 (4.00%) HP
10 6 (3.43%) Verint
10 6 (3.43%) F5
10 6 (3.43%) Cerner
11 5 (2.86%) NEC
11 5 (2.86%) Mitel
11 5 (2.86%) IBM
11 5 (2.86%) Nokia
12 4 (2.29%) SolarWinds
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