Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Openreach products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Openreach over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 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 Openreach.

Openreach
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 - 217
Rank change year-on-year - +217 +47
Contract jobs citing Openreach 4 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% - 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
10th Percentile £384 " "
25th Percentile £396 " £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 - £438
75th Percentile £445 " £456
90th Percentile " " "
Central London median daily rate £430 - £394

Openreach is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,335 700 2,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.76% 35.11% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,020 508 1,768
10th Percentile £350 £301 £257
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £586
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £540 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.01% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 40
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.75 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.40 £15.88
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.14% +2.44% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.88 £23.07
90th Percentile £29.75 £23.43 £26.10
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year -32.14% +1.62% +10.51%

Openreach
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Openreach as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Openreach in the City of London

Openreach
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Openreach in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Openreach in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Openreach also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Openreach.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Openreach
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT