Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 701 636
Rank change year-on-year -49 -65 +42
Contract jobs citing BT 94 122 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 97
England median daily rate £395 £358 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -8.33% +9.86%
10th Percentile £238 £163 £156
90th Percentile £613 £485 £674
UK median daily rate £390 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% -10.63% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 38
England median hourly rate £17.53 £20.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.38% +61.94% -11.79%
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £45.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year -58.90% +268.42% -11.79%

BT 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,249 40,226 42,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.38% 45.06% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,970 24,920 25,216
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £233
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,292 1,478 1,793
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.06% -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 38 £413 +20.88% 23
South East -12 24 £335 +5.35% 8
Midlands -20 12 £265 -34.57%
North of England +43 10 £400 +9.22% 8
West Midlands -11 10 £220 -45.00%
North West +16 9 £400 +9.22% 6
East of England -17 5 £419 +26.89% 2
South West +4 4 - - 1
East Midlands +2 2 £325 -27.78%
Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 27 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.66%) Cisco
2 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 24 (25.53%) Telecoms
4 22 (23.40%) Juniper
5 18 (19.15%) CCNP
6 16 (17.02%) Firewall
6 16 (17.02%) BGP
7 15 (15.96%) Finance
8 14 (14.89%) MPLS
8 14 (14.89%) Broadband
9 13 (13.83%) IPsec
9 13 (13.83%) Network Security
10 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
10 12 (12.77%) VoIP
10 12 (12.77%) SSL
11 11 (11.70%) LAN
12 10 (10.64%) WAN
12 10 (10.64%) Ethernet
12 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
12 10 (10.64%) QRadar
13 9 (9.57%) VPN
13 9 (9.57%) CCIE
13 9 (9.57%) ITIL
13 9 (9.57%) Project Management
13 9 (9.57%) OSPF
14 8 (8.51%) Windows
14 8 (8.51%) CCNA
14 8 (8.51%) JNCIP

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 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) BGP
1 16 (17.02%) Firewall
2 14 (14.89%) Broadband
2 14 (14.89%) MPLS
3 13 (13.83%) IPsec
3 13 (13.83%) Network Security
4 12 (12.77%) SSL
4 12 (12.77%) VoIP
5 11 (11.70%) LAN
6 10 (10.64%) Ethernet
6 10 (10.64%) WAN
7 9 (9.57%) OSPF
7 9 (9.57%) VPN
8 6 (6.38%) EIGRP
8 6 (6.38%) VLAN
9 5 (5.32%) Unified Communications
10 4 (4.26%) DSLAM
10 4 (4.26%) OpenScape
10 4 (4.26%) PBX
10 4 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Network Security Specialist
3 10 (10.64%) Network Specialist
3 10 (10.64%) Security Specialist
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Core Network Architect
4 6 (6.38%) Design Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) IP Architect
4 6 (6.38%) Network Architect
4 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Deployment Manager
5 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.13%) QuickFIX
2 2 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.06%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) XHTML
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.26%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) BYOD
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) EPoS
4 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.06%) Handset
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.06%) VMS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Project Management
3 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.38%) Workflow
5 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.32%) Network Design
6 4 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.26%) Presales
7 3 (3.19%) Change Control
7 3 (3.19%) Change Management
7 3 (3.19%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.19%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.19%) SOA
7 3 (3.19%) UML
8 2 (2.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.13%) ERP
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) Perl
3 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 18 (19.15%) CCNP
4 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
6 9 (9.57%) CCIE
7 8 (8.51%) CCNA
7 8 (8.51%) JNCIE
7 8 (8.51%) JNCIP
8 5 (5.32%) HNC
9 4 (4.26%) CCVP
9 4 (4.26%) Degree
10 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.13%) HND
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (1.06%) MCSA
11 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) QRadar
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Nagios
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Cisco
2 22 (23.40%) Juniper
3 8 (8.51%) Huawei
4 6 (6.38%) Avaya
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) Etrali
5 4 (4.26%) HP
5 4 (4.26%) Red Box
5 4 (4.26%) Speakerbus
6 3 (3.19%) Capita
6 3 (3.19%) Citrix
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 3 (3.19%) Remedy
6 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.19%) TOWER Software
6 3 (3.19%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.13%) Radianz
7 2 (2.13%) Symantec