The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 557 560
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing BT 31 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 39
Median daily rate £385 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £216 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £438 £366
% change year-on-year -6.85% +19.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.98%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in England

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in England

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in England

BT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +10 13 £309 -22.87% 6
South East +22 7 £375 +57.89% 1
South West 0 4 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire +18 3 £430 -18.86%
North West +16 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £375 +36.36% 1
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for BT.

1 35 (38.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Cisco
3 13 (14.13%) Migration
3 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 11 (11.96%) Virgin Media
5 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (11.96%) MPLS
6 10 (10.87%) Network Design
7 9 (9.78%) Project Management
8 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.61%) ITIL
9 7 (7.61%) Windows
9 7 (7.61%) Linux
9 7 (7.61%) CCNP
9 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.61%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (7.61%) VMware
10 6 (6.52%) WAN
10 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.43%) EIGRP
11 5 (5.43%) OSPF
11 5 (5.43%) BGP
11 5 (5.43%) Ericsson

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.09%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) MPLS
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.61%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.52%) WAN
4 5 (5.43%) BGP
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.43%) EIGRP
4 5 (5.43%) OSPF
4 5 (5.43%) VLAN
5 4 (4.35%) ADSL
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.35%) Internet
5 4 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (3.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.26%) NAS
6 3 (3.26%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (3.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.26%) VPLS
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) GitLab
2 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 35 (38.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Military
6 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (10.87%) Architect
2 9 (9.78%) Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (4.35%) Administrator
4 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Architect
5 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (3.26%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (3.26%) Developer
5 3 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (3.26%) Project Engineer
5 3 (3.26%) Technical Manager
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.26%) LAMP
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) COM
2 2 (2.17%) RFC 2547
3 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.17%) Equities
5 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) BBC
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.17%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) Migration
2 10 (10.87%) Network Design
3 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL
4 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.43%) Change Control
6 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.43%) Presales
6 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Change Management
7 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.26%) CRM
8 3 (3.26%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.26%) Open Source
8 3 (3.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.26%) TDD
8 3 (3.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) Perl
1 4 (4.35%) Python
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) PHP
2 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) C
4 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.61%) CCNP
5 5 (5.43%) CCNA
6 2 (2.17%) APMP
6 2 (2.17%) CCDP
6 2 (2.17%) CCIE
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.09%) CFA
7 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) IFRS
3 1 (1.09%) MiFID
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.17%) Postfix
3 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) KVM
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (3.26%) FreeIPA
2 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.17%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.17%) Nessus
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.09%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.09%) collectd
4 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Cisco
2 11 (11.96%) Virgin Media
3 7 (7.61%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.43%) Ericsson
5 5 (5.43%) HP
5 5 (5.43%) Huawei
6 4 (4.35%) Adobe
6 4 (4.35%) Juniper
6 4 (4.35%) Openreach
6 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.26%) Arqiva
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) F5
7 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.17%) Avaya
8 2 (2.17%) IronPort
8 2 (2.17%) Speakerbus
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