The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 March 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 82
Contract jobs citing BT 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.19% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -29.31% -2.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year -26.70% +196.49%  

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 Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 530 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 37.47% 35.15% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 285 218
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.75 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.79% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing BT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for BT in Edinburgh

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Edinburgh

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BT.

1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Openreach

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Openreach