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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 548 551 547
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing BT 98 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 38
Median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £198 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £521 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
-19.98% -

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
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 87 £450 +32.35% 16
London -7 24 £435 +26.08% 6
South East -3 16 £315 -21.25% 4
North West +6 14 £600 +361.53% 3
Cheshire +3 11 £600 -
South West +3 10 £300 -
Warrington -7 10 £600 -
Belfast - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Yorkshire +15 6 - -
West Yorkshire +9 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
East of England +7 5 - - 1
Berkshire -12 5 £380 -17.39% 1
Kent - 5 £225 -
Midlands - 5 £500 -
Ipswich +4 4 - -
Suffolk +2 4 - -
Wiltshire 0 4 £365 +32.72%
West Midlands -15 4 £278 -24.48% 1
Somerset - 4 £300 -
Taunton - 4 £300 -
Swindon - 4 £365 -
Ealing - 4 - -
Hampshire +1 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 3 £525 - 1
Southampton +12 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £190 -
Newbury - 2 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 79 (36.41%) Telecoms
2 50 (23.04%) WAN
3 46 (21.20%) Cisco
3 46 (21.20%) Finance
4 45 (20.74%) Ericsson
5 42 (19.35%) Virgin Media
6 41 (18.89%) Nokia
6 41 (18.89%) Huawei
7 40 (18.43%) ITIL
7 40 (18.43%) Project Management
8 39 (17.97%) Arqiva
9 36 (16.59%) Siemens
9 36 (16.59%) Security Cleared
10 35 (16.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 34 (15.67%) LAN
12 31 (14.29%) BGP
12 31 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
12 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 30 (13.82%) MPLS
14 29 (13.36%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (13.36%) Wireless
14 29 (13.36%) Firewall
15 28 (12.90%) 3G
16 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
16 27 (12.44%) BBC
17 26 (11.98%) OSPF
17 26 (11.98%) PRINCE2
18 25 (11.52%) Linux
18 25 (11.52%) Data Centre
19 24 (11.06%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (5.07%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.84%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.91%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.61%) MS Office
4 9 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.76%) MS Project
6 4 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.04%) WAN
2 34 (15.67%) LAN
3 31 (14.29%) BGP
4 30 (13.82%) MPLS
5 29 (13.36%) Firewall
5 29 (13.36%) Wireless
6 28 (12.90%) 3G
7 26 (11.98%) OSPF
8 22 (10.14%) VoIP
8 22 (10.14%) VPN
9 19 (8.76%) IPsec
10 17 (7.83%) Network Security
11 15 (6.91%) TCP/IP
12 13 (5.99%) 2G
12 13 (5.99%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (5.07%) 4G
13 11 (5.07%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (4.61%) LTE
15 9 (4.15%) PABX
16 8 (3.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) MySQL
3 4 (1.84%) DB2
4 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.92%) MS Access
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Subversion
2 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (36.41%) Telecoms
2 46 (21.20%) Finance
3 15 (6.91%) Banking
4 12 (5.53%) Back Office
5 8 (3.69%) Retail
6 5 (2.30%) Automotive
6 5 (2.30%) Billing
6 5 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Publishing
7 3 (1.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (16.13%) Project Manager
2 19 (8.76%) Architect
2 19 (8.76%) Designer
2 19 (8.76%) Network Designer
3 16 (7.37%) Analyst
4 13 (5.99%) Network Engineer
5 11 (5.07%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (3.69%) Senior Manager
8 7 (3.23%) Avaya Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Field Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (2.76%) Broadcast Project Manager
9 6 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.76%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (2.76%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.92%) Middleware
2 2 (0.92%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.92%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.46%) CGI
3 1 (0.46%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.46%) WAP
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) BBC
2 25 (11.52%) Data Centre
3 24 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.91%) IPTV
6 13 (5.99%) Video on Demand
7 9 (4.15%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (3.23%) User Experience
9 6 (2.76%) Handset
9 6 (2.76%) IVR
10 5 (2.30%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.30%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.30%) STB
11 4 (1.84%) CMDB
11 4 (1.84%) Derivative
11 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.84%) PKI
11 4 (1.84%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.52%) Linux
2 18 (8.29%) Windows
3 14 (6.45%) Unix
4 4 (1.84%) CatOS
4 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.43%) ITIL
1 40 (18.43%) Project Management
2 26 (11.98%) PRINCE2
3 23 (10.60%) Migration
4 20 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 19 (8.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.91%) Line Management
8 14 (6.45%) Change Management
9 13 (5.99%) Presales
9 13 (5.99%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.53%) Supplier Management
11 11 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.61%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.15%) Business Continuity
13 9 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.15%) Network Design
13 9 (4.15%) Release Management
13 9 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.45%) C
2 7 (3.23%) SQL
3 5 (2.30%) Java
4 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.84%) VBA
5 3 (1.38%) Perl
6 2 (0.92%) C++
6 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.92%) JCL
6 2 (0.92%) Korn
6 2 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.36%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.60%) CCNP
5 18 (8.29%) JNCIS
6 16 (7.37%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.61%) PMI Certification
8 8 (3.69%) CCNA
8 8 (3.69%) Degree
8 8 (3.69%) PMP
9 7 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.76%) HNC
11 5 (2.30%) HND
12 3 (1.38%) CCDP
13 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.92%) CCIE
13 2 (0.92%) CISMP
14 1 (0.46%) CCSE
14 1 (0.46%) GCIA
14 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (0.92%) BS7799
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) Firmware
3 2 (0.92%) NFS
4 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.46%) StorNext
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (1.84%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.38%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.92%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.92%) Control-M
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (21.20%) Cisco
2 45 (20.74%) Ericsson
3 42 (19.35%) Virgin Media
4 41 (18.89%) Huawei
4 41 (18.89%) Nokia
5 39 (17.97%) Arqiva
6 36 (16.59%) Siemens
7 35 (16.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 31 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
9 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
10 23 (10.60%) ZTE
11 21 (9.68%) Avaya
11 21 (9.68%) NetCracker
11 21 (9.68%) Telindus
12 18 (8.29%) Juniper
13 15 (6.91%) HP
14 14 (6.45%) Nortel
14 14 (6.45%) VMware
15 8 (3.69%) Openreach
15 8 (3.69%) Oracle
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