Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 688 680
Rank change year-on-year -77 -8 -22
Contract jobs citing BT 85 115 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 94
England median daily rate £390 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £237 £164 £258
90th Percentile £560 £493 £634
UK median daily rate £375 £358 £370
% change year-on-year +4.90% -3.38% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
England median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.28% +146.43% -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £47.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year -63.23% +37.96% +146.43%

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 38,773 38,146 42,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.85% 44.44% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,421 23,667 26,132
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £241
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,336 1,328 1,575
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.10 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -20 34 £400 +7.74% 18
South East -29 21 £442 +68.38% 4
North of England -2 10 £219 -38.81% 5
North West -8 10 £219 -17.84% 3
East of England -12 10 £356 -22.97% 2
Midlands -9 7 £350 -11.11% 2
West Midlands -24 7 £350 -11.11% 2
South West -4 3 £455 +7.06% 1
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BT 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 England region with a requirement for BT.

1 25 (29.41%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) Juniper
3 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
4 18 (21.18%) WAN
5 15 (17.65%) CCNP
6 14 (16.47%) VoIP
6 14 (16.47%) Finance
6 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.29%) LAN
8 12 (14.12%) Firewall
8 12 (14.12%) MPLS
8 12 (14.12%) Project Management
8 12 (14.12%) Mitel
8 12 (14.12%) Banking
9 10 (11.76%) DNA
9 10 (11.76%) Network Security
9 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.59%) BGP
11 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.41%) CCNA
11 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
11 8 (9.41%) Chip and PIN
11 8 (9.41%) Meraki
11 8 (9.41%) Red Box
12 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.24%) PABX
12 7 (8.24%) Ericsson
12 7 (8.24%) HP
12 7 (8.24%) ADSL

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 (2.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Moodle
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.18%) Totara
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) WAN
2 14 (16.47%) VoIP
3 13 (15.29%) LAN
4 12 (14.12%) Firewall
4 12 (14.12%) MPLS
5 10 (11.76%) Network Security
6 9 (10.59%) BGP
7 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (8.24%) ADSL
8 7 (8.24%) IPsec
8 7 (8.24%) PABX
9 6 (7.06%) Broadband
9 6 (7.06%) MD110
9 6 (7.06%) SSL
9 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications
9 6 (7.06%) VPN
10 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 5 (5.88%) OSPF
11 3 (3.53%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 12 (14.12%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Architect
2 11 (12.94%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) Network Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Core Network Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Developer
5 5 (5.88%) IP Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Network Technician
7 3 (3.53%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
1 4 (4.71%) CSS
1 4 (4.71%) HTML
1 4 (4.71%) REST
1 4 (4.71%) SOAP
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.53%) jQuery
3 2 (2.35%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) Express
4 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.18%) QuickFIX
4 1 (1.18%) React
4 1 (1.18%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) BYOD
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.18%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) SCORM
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Unix
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Project Management
2 10 (11.76%) DNA
2 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (7.06%) BCP
3 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.06%) Network Design
3 6 (7.06%) SDLC
3 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
4 5 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (5.88%) Validation
5 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.71%) Change Control
5 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.71%) Workflow
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL
6 3 (3.53%) SEO
7 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.35%) Migration
7 2 (2.35%) OO
7 2 (2.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) VB
3 3 (3.53%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.65%) CCNP
3 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.41%) CCNA
5 6 (7.06%) CCIE
5 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) JNCIE
6 5 (5.88%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.71%) Degree
8 2 (2.35%) HNC
8 2 (2.35%) HND
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CBAP
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.18%) MCSA
9 1 (1.18%) MCSE
9 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Docker
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 5 (5.88%) QRadar
2 4 (4.71%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) Juniper
3 12 (14.12%) Mitel
4 8 (9.41%) Meraki
4 8 (9.41%) Red Box
5 7 (8.24%) Aastra
5 7 (8.24%) Ericsson
5 7 (8.24%) HP
5 7 (8.24%) Polycom
5 7 (8.24%) VMware
6 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.88%) Tandberg
7 4 (4.71%) Avaya
7 4 (4.71%) CyberArk
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.18%) Capita
10 1 (1.18%) Huawei