Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 745 747
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -70
Contract jobs citing BT 106 97 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 48
England median daily rate £430 £413 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +16.61% -11.56%
10th Percentile £175 £216 £177
90th Percentile £603 £583 £550
UK median daily rate £428 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.88% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 7
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +16.79% +13.36%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.35 £12.30
90th Percentile £41.50 £23.61 £31.68
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.92% +16.79% +13.36%

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 39,317 39,399 44,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.04% 43.12% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,632 24,545 27,426
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,477 1,275 1,557
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.03 £45.80 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -18 36 £431 -11.54% 30
Midlands -2 26 £374 +41.04% 5
South East +1 24 £455 +59.65% 10
West Midlands -4 19 £350 +100.00% 5
North of England -33 8 £418 -2.91% 5
East of England +11 7 £413 -13.16% 5
East Midlands +9 7 £430 +14.67%
South West -22 6 - - 4
North West -21 3 £465 +32.86% 2
Yorkshire -21 3 £175 -59.30% 2
North East +4 2 £235 -62.40% 1
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
3 27 (25.47%) Finance
4 20 (18.87%) Cisco
4 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
5 19 (17.92%) Migration
6 17 (16.04%) Project Management
7 15 (14.15%) WAN
7 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (13.21%) LAN
8 14 (13.21%) Windows
8 14 (13.21%) Firewall
9 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (11.32%) MPLS
9 12 (11.32%) VoIP
10 10 (9.43%) Avaya
10 10 (9.43%) Banking
11 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (8.49%) Driving Licence
12 8 (7.55%) Red Box
12 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (7.55%) C
12 8 (7.55%) ITIL
12 8 (7.55%) Citrix
12 8 (7.55%) Degree
13 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
13 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (6.60%) VMware

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 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.94%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.60%) Office 365
4 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.77%) IaaS
5 4 (3.77%) PaaS
5 4 (3.77%) Yammer
6 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.83%) SaaS
7 2 (1.89%) Serverless
8 1 (0.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) WAN
2 14 (13.21%) Firewall
2 14 (13.21%) LAN
3 12 (11.32%) MPLS
3 12 (11.32%) VoIP
3 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.66%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.72%) ADSL
5 5 (4.72%) Skype
6 4 (3.77%) Broadband
6 4 (3.77%) Intranet
6 4 (3.77%) MD110
6 4 (3.77%) Network Security
6 4 (3.77%) PABX
6 4 (3.77%) SAN
6 4 (3.77%) VPN
7 3 (2.83%) DWDM
7 3 (2.83%) Internet
7 3 (2.83%) LTE
7 3 (2.83%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Redis
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.89%) Big Data
2 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.89%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 27 (25.47%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Games
4 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.21%) Architect
3 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
4 7 (6.60%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Storage Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 4 (3.77%) Voice Project Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.83%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Training Advisor
9 2 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (1.89%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Middleware
1 4 (3.77%) Web Services
2 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.89%) .NET Core
3 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.89%) Angular 2
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.89%) COM
3 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.89%) REST
3 2 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) Java EE
4 1 (0.94%) JMS
4 1 (0.94%) JPA
4 1 (0.94%) LAMP
4 1 (0.94%) SAML
4 1 (0.94%) Servlets
4 1 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.77%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.83%) BBC
4 3 (2.83%) CCTV
4 3 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) AS400
5 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.89%) Fintech
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Migration
2 17 (16.04%) Project Management
3 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.55%) ITIL
6 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.72%) Change Control
6 5 (4.72%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.72%) TDD
7 4 (3.77%) Coaching
7 4 (3.77%) Decision-Making
7 4 (3.77%) DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) Line Management
7 4 (3.77%) Microservices
7 4 (3.77%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) C
2 5 (4.72%) Java
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) Go
3 3 (2.83%) Perl
3 3 (2.83%) Python
3 3 (2.83%) Ruby
4 2 (1.89%) C#
4 2 (1.89%) Embedded C
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) CCNP
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.77%) CCNA
5 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) IIBA
6 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) CCDA
7 1 (0.94%) CCDP
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) MCT
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) GDPR
1 4 (3.77%) MiFID
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.89%) MISRA
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) COREP
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
3 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Ansible
2 4 (3.77%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.89%) OpenView
3 2 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.87%) Cisco
3 10 (9.43%) Avaya
4 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 8 (7.55%) Red Box
5 7 (6.60%) SAP
5 7 (6.60%) VMware
6 6 (5.66%) Juniper
6 6 (5.66%) Meraki
6 6 (5.66%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.66%) Speakerbus
6 6 (5.66%) Verint
7 5 (4.72%) Ericsson
7 5 (4.72%) Mitel
8 4 (3.77%) Aastra
8 4 (3.77%) IBM
8 4 (3.77%) Polycom
8 4 (3.77%) Tandberg
9 3 (2.83%) Canon
9 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds