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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
UK / England
Rank 524 510 496
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14  
Contract jobs citing BT 61 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 52
Median daily rate £350 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £600 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £373
% change year-on-year -29.31% -2.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.85 £14.00 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.17% -5.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18341 21404 21797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13147 12563
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 922
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in England

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 March 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 +15 14 £575 +21.05% 10
South East +7 14 £294 -4.47%
Yorkshire +17 7 £385 +18.46% 2
South West -7 7 £438 +20.68% 1
East of England - 7 £463 - 1
West Midlands +10 4 £125 -72.22% 3
North West +15 1 £175 -70.83%
East Midlands -5 1 £425 - 1
North East -12 1 £145 -
BT
UK

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for BT.

1 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 33 (27.50%) Data Centre
3 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.17%) Cisco
5 20 (16.67%) LAN
5 20 (16.67%) Finance
6 19 (15.83%) WAN
7 17 (14.17%) Project Management
8 16 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.67%) MS Office
10 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (10.83%) Presales
12 12 (10.00%) MPLS
12 12 (10.00%) Migration
12 12 (10.00%) Network Design
13 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
14 10 (8.33%) Windows
14 10 (8.33%) HP
14 10 (8.33%) Banking
14 10 (8.33%) VMware
14 10 (8.33%) Change Management
14 10 (8.33%) Change Control
15 9 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
15 9 (7.50%) TOWER Software
15 9 (7.50%) Capita
15 9 (7.50%) CCNP
15 9 (7.50%) IBM

BT
Top Related 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.67%) Apache
2 2 (1.67%) CMS
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.83%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.83%) nginx
3 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Office
2 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.83%) MS Project
3 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) LAN
2 19 (15.83%) WAN
3 16 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (10.00%) MPLS
5 9 (7.50%) Internet
6 8 (6.67%) ADSL
6 8 (6.67%) OSPF
7 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.00%) 802.11
8 6 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (5.00%) NAS
8 6 (5.00%) PSTN
9 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.17%) DSLAM
9 5 (4.17%) Firewall
9 5 (4.17%) IPsec
9 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.17%) Network Security
9 5 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) MySQL
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.50%) GitLab
3 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.67%) Finance
3 10 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Architect
2 19 (15.83%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.83%) Telecoms Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.17%) Network Manager
6 5 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (3.33%) Administrator
7 4 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 3 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.50%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.17%) COM
3 3 (2.50%) LAMP
4 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 2 (1.67%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) RESTful
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.67%) BBC
5 2 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.67%) Equities
5 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.33%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.67%) Android
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Project Management
2 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (10.83%) Presales
4 12 (10.00%) Migration
4 12 (10.00%) Network Design
5 10 (8.33%) Change Control
5 10 (8.33%) Change Management
6 9 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.00%) Network Management
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.17%) People Management
10 4 (3.33%) ITIL
10 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.33%) Validation
11 3 (2.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.50%) Identity Management
11 3 (2.50%) Open Source
11 3 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) Python
1 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (2.50%) PHP
3 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) C#
4 2 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.50%) CCNP
4 7 (5.83%) CCNA
5 6 (5.00%) CCIE
6 5 (4.17%) CCDP
7 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.50%) PMP
8 2 (1.67%) APMP
8 2 (1.67%) CISSP
8 2 (1.67%) CLAS
8 2 (1.67%) Degree
8 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.17%) vSphere
4 4 (3.33%) Firmware
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.50%) XenApp
6 2 (1.67%) Postfix
6 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Nessus
1 5 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (3.33%) Ansible
3 3 (2.50%) EdgeSight
3 3 (2.50%) FreeIPA
3 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (2.50%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.83%) collectd
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Cisco
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) HP
3 10 (8.33%) VMware
4 9 (7.50%) Capita
4 9 (7.50%) IBM
4 9 (7.50%) TOWER Software
5 8 (6.67%) Juniper
5 8 (6.67%) Virgin Media
6 7 (5.83%) Huawei
6 7 (5.83%) Openreach
7 5 (4.17%) Citrix
7 5 (4.17%) Computacenter
8 4 (3.33%) SAP
9 3 (2.50%) Arqiva
9 3 (2.50%) Avaya
9 3 (2.50%) Brocade
9 3 (2.50%) EMC
9 3 (2.50%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.50%) IronPort
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