The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

BT
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 118 114
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing BT 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -1.71% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  

BT is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 882 1210 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.25% 50.82% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 1178 1062
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 149 127
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing BT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BT in Berkshire

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BT in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Berkshire

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Berkshire

BT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading +15 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
BT
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BT.

1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Power Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Civil Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microwave Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Power Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media