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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BT
Rank 540 544 507
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Contract jobs citing BT 80 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 38
Average daily rate
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£305 £301 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £505 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.35 £26.35 £54.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £26.35 -
% change year-on-year
-53.12% -

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 70 £305 +1.49% 17
London 0 25 £300 -31.01% 8
South East -7 14 £397 +32.16% 2
West Midlands +9 9 £300 +50.00%
North West -22 8 £320 -44.82% 3
Berkshire +8 7 £113 -72.56%
Hampshire -3 6 £398 +6.20%
Scotland -6 6 - -
City of London -8 6 £350 -30.00% 5
Reading 0 4 £113 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £300 -
North East - 4 £300 -
East of England -1 3 £508 +69.16%
Hook - 3 £397 -
Slough - 3 - -
Lancashire +9 2 £320 -44.82%
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Solihull +2 2 - -
Cheshire -8 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -22 2 £213 - 3
Birmingham - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £350 -
Suffolk - 2 £508 -
Manchester - 2 £450 - 2
Warrington - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Preston - 2 £320 -
Ipswich - 2 £508 -
Warwickshire +2 1 - -

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (33.85%) Telecoms
2 59 (30.26%) Cisco
3 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (16.92%) WAN
5 30 (15.38%) Firewall
6 28 (14.36%) CCNP
6 28 (14.36%) MPLS
6 28 (14.36%) OSPF
7 27 (13.85%) Migration
8 25 (12.82%) LAN
9 24 (12.31%) Project Management
10 23 (11.79%) CCNA
11 22 (11.28%) Finance
11 22 (11.28%) Data Centre
12 21 (10.77%) VPN
12 21 (10.77%) BGP
13 20 (10.26%) Ethernet
13 20 (10.26%) Broadband
14 19 (9.74%) Line Management
15 18 (9.23%) ITIL
16 17 (8.72%) Juniper
16 17 (8.72%) ADSL
16 17 (8.72%) PSTN
16 17 (8.72%) LLU
17 16 (8.21%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (7.69%) VoIP
18 15 (7.69%) CheckPoint
19 14 (7.18%) NHS
19 14 (7.18%) Internet
19 14 (7.18%) SLA

BT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.05%) Lync
3 3 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (7.18%) MS Office
2 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP CCM
1 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.92%) WAN
2 30 (15.38%) Firewall
3 28 (14.36%) MPLS
3 28 (14.36%) OSPF
4 25 (12.82%) LAN
5 21 (10.77%) BGP
5 21 (10.77%) VPN
6 20 (10.26%) Broadband
6 20 (10.26%) Ethernet
7 17 (8.72%) ADSL
7 17 (8.72%) PSTN
7 17 (8.72%) LLU
8 16 (8.21%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (7.69%) VoIP
10 14 (7.18%) Internet
10 14 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (7.18%) Wireless
11 12 (6.15%) EIGRP
12 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
13 9 (4.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (33.85%) Telecoms
2 22 (11.28%) Finance
3 13 (6.67%) Banking
4 8 (4.10%) Marketing
5 5 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.05%) Front Office
6 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.23%) Project Manager
3 17 (8.72%) Analyst
3 17 (8.72%) Consultant
4 11 (5.64%) IP Engineer
5 10 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
6 9 (4.62%) Architect
7 8 (4.10%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (3.59%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.59%) Product Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.08%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.08%) Network Consultant
9 6 (3.08%) Administrator
10 4 (2.05%) Field Engineer
10 4 (2.05%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.05%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (2.05%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.56%) XMPP
3 3 (1.54%) XML
4 2 (1.03%) WAP
4 2 (1.03%) CGI
4 2 (1.03%) Java EE
4 2 (1.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.51%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) CSS3
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.51%) Middleware
5 1 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.18%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (7.18%) NHS
3 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.08%) Handset
3 6 (3.08%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.54%) Streaming Media
4 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.54%) CMDB
5 2 (1.03%) Derivative
5 2 (1.03%) Equities
5 2 (1.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.03%) W3C
5 2 (1.03%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.03%) EPoS
5 2 (1.03%) FMCG
5 2 (1.03%) iSeries
5 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) Linux
2 10 (5.13%) Windows
3 9 (4.62%) UNIX
4 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) SUSE
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.85%) Migration
2 24 (12.31%) Project Management
3 19 (9.74%) Line Management
4 18 (9.23%) ITIL
5 14 (7.18%) System Testing
6 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.62%) Network Design
9 8 (4.10%) Supplier Management
9 8 (4.10%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.59%) Matrix Management
11 6 (3.08%) Service Management
12 5 (2.56%) Change Management
12 5 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (2.56%) Capacity Management
13 4 (2.05%) Business Transformation
13 4 (2.05%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.05%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.05%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (2.05%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.08%) Java
2 4 (2.05%) SQL
3 2 (1.03%) C
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (14.36%) CCNP
3 23 (11.79%) CCNA
4 12 (6.15%) CCIE
5 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.59%) JNCIA
6 7 (3.59%) JNCIP
6 7 (3.59%) CCIP
7 6 (3.08%) Degree
8 5 (2.56%) CISSP
8 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.54%) CCVP
10 2 (1.03%) MOS
10 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.03%) MCSE
10 2 (1.03%) MCSA
10 2 (1.03%) ISEB
10 2 (1.03%) MCTS
10 2 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.18%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) NFS
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.54%) OPNET
2 3 (1.54%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.03%) WSUS
3 2 (1.03%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) SCOM
3 2 (1.03%) OpenView
3 2 (1.03%) Nagios
3 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.51%) SCSM
4 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 59 (30.26%) Cisco
2 17 (8.72%) Juniper
3 15 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.15%) HP
6 11 (5.64%) Nokia
7 8 (4.10%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.08%) Riverbed
8 6 (3.08%) Aruba
9 5 (2.56%) Huawei
9 5 (2.56%) Citrix
9 5 (2.56%) IBM
9 5 (2.56%) VMware
10 4 (2.05%) Oracle
10 4 (2.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.05%) F5
10 4 (2.05%) Prolexic
10 4 (2.05%) ScanSafe
11 3 (1.54%) Polycom
11 3 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
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