Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 751 665
Rank change year-on-year +31 -86 +33
Contract jobs citing BT 111 122 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 96
England median daily rate £400 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% -4.56% +25.49%
10th Percentile £234 £185 £150
90th Percentile £613 £550 £674
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 40
England median hourly rate £16.35 £14.75 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.85% +19.43% -36.16%
UK median hourly rate £16.35 £14.75 £12.35
% change year-on-year +10.85% +19.43% -36.16%

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 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in England over the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +8 48 £488 +44.44% 4
South East +19 23 £285 -5.00%
North of England +73 18 £415 -1.78% 2
North West +37 14 £350 -17.65% 1
Midlands -6 11 £265 -44.21%
West Midlands +8 8 £175 -56.25%
South West +3 6 £325 +62.50% 1
East Midlands +7 3 £375 -16.67%
East of England -19 3 £475 -
North East +67 2 £625 +104.92%
Yorkshire +20 2 £430 -1.15% 1
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (23.42%) Cisco
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Telecoms
3 24 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (18.02%) Juniper
5 19 (17.12%) BGP
6 18 (16.22%) MPLS
6 18 (16.22%) LAN
6 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
7 17 (15.32%) Broadband
8 16 (14.41%) WAN
9 15 (13.51%) VoIP
9 15 (13.51%) CCNP
10 14 (12.61%) Avaya
11 13 (11.71%) Ethernet
11 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (10.81%) SQL
12 12 (10.81%) ITIL
12 12 (10.81%) VPN
13 11 (9.91%) Firewall
13 11 (9.91%) JNCIE
14 10 (9.01%) Project Management
15 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
15 9 (8.11%) IPsec
15 9 (8.11%) SSL
15 9 (8.11%) CCIE
15 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
16 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (7.21%) QRadar
16 8 (7.21%) 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 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.80%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) BGP
2 18 (16.22%) LAN
2 18 (16.22%) MPLS
3 17 (15.32%) Broadband
4 16 (14.41%) WAN
5 15 (13.51%) VoIP
6 13 (11.71%) Ethernet
7 12 (10.81%) VPN
8 11 (9.91%) Firewall
9 9 (8.11%) IPsec
9 9 (8.11%) SSL
10 8 (7.21%) Network Security
11 7 (6.31%) OSPF
11 7 (6.31%) VLAN
12 6 (5.41%) EIGRP
13 5 (4.50%) SNMP
14 4 (3.60%) DSLAM
14 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
14 4 (3.60%) Wireless
14 4 (3.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.80%) GIS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (16.22%) Architect
2 11 (9.91%) Analyst
2 11 (9.91%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.11%) Network Architect
3 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Network Security Specialist
4 8 (7.21%) Network Specialist
4 8 (7.21%) Security Specialist
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Core Network Architect
5 6 (5.41%) Design Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) IP Architect
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.50%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Consultant
7 4 (3.60%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.80%) QuickFIX
2 2 (1.80%) REST
2 2 (1.80%) XMPP
3 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.90%) XHTML
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.60%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.80%) BYOD
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.80%) EPoS
4 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.80%) iPad
4 2 (1.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.90%) BBC
5 1 (0.90%) Handset
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.90%) VMS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.81%) ITIL
2 10 (9.01%) Project Management
3 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.21%) Migration
5 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.41%) ERP
7 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.50%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.50%) Presales
7 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.50%) Workflow
8 4 (3.60%) CRM
8 4 (3.60%) Network Design
8 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.70%) Analytics
9 3 (2.70%) Change Management
9 3 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.70%) Service Management
9 3 (2.70%) Time Management
9 3 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.51%) CCNP
4 11 (9.91%) JNCIE
5 9 (8.11%) CCIE
6 8 (7.21%) JNCIP
7 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
7 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.41%) CCNA
9 5 (4.50%) HNC
10 4 (3.60%) CCVP
10 4 (3.60%) Degree
11 3 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.80%) HND
12 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.80%) MCSE
13 1 (0.90%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.80%) IFRS
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) QRadar
2 6 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.80%) Nagios
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) SCCM
5 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) Cisco
2 20 (18.02%) Juniper
3 14 (12.61%) Avaya
4 8 (7.21%) Huawei
5 6 (5.41%) HP
5 6 (5.41%) Red Box
5 6 (5.41%) Speakerbus
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.60%) Etrali
7 4 (3.60%) Nortel
8 3 (2.70%) Capita
8 3 (2.70%) Citrix
8 3 (2.70%) CyberTech
8 3 (2.70%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.70%) IBM
8 3 (2.70%) Remedy
8 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.70%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.70%) Virgin Media
9 2 (1.80%) VMware