Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 712 706
Rank change year-on-year -44 -6 -20
Contract jobs citing BT 108 103 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 90
England median daily rate £450 £380 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -6.46% +19.49%
10th Percentile £180 £169 £259
90th Percentile £585 £568 £603
UK median daily rate £430 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +14.67% -1.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 4
England median hourly rate £16.50 £29.85 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +109.44% -1.18%
10th Percentile £13.27 £14.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £18.50 £45.35 £18.73
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £29.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year -44.71% -0.52% +114.29%

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 39,312 38,400 45,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.65% 43.79% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,599 23,645 28,147
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,444 1,301 1,494
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -28 39 £475 +2.70% 24
South East -1 26 £455 +73.33% 4
Midlands +1 16 £175 -56.25% 3
East of England +7 13 £475 +2.70% 3
West Midlands -4 12 £175 +40.00% 2
North of England -25 8 £200 -53.49% 4
North West -15 7 £219 -37.50% 2
South West +2 6 £455 +21.33% 2
East Midlands -2 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -28 1 £175 -59.30% 2
BT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 30 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.30%) Finance
3 22 (20.37%) WAN
3 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 21 (19.44%) Cisco
5 19 (17.59%) LAN
6 18 (16.67%) Project Management
7 17 (15.74%) VoIP
7 17 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (14.81%) MPLS
8 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (13.89%) Mitel
9 15 (13.89%) Juniper
10 14 (12.96%) DNA
10 14 (12.96%) Banking
11 13 (12.04%) CCNP
11 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (12.04%) Meraki
12 12 (11.11%) Red Box
13 11 (10.19%) Aastra
13 11 (10.19%) PABX
13 11 (10.19%) ADSL
13 11 (10.19%) Ericsson
13 11 (10.19%) Polycom
13 11 (10.19%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (9.26%) Supplier Management
14 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (9.26%) Migration
14 10 (9.26%) MD110
14 10 (9.26%) 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 3 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.93%) Moodle
2 1 (0.93%) nginx
2 1 (0.93%) Totara
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.63%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Office 365
3 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (3.70%) PaaS
3 4 (3.70%) Yammer
4 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.93%) G Suite
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) WAN
2 19 (17.59%) LAN
3 17 (15.74%) VoIP
4 16 (14.81%) MPLS
4 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (10.19%) ADSL
5 11 (10.19%) PABX
6 10 (9.26%) Firewall
6 10 (9.26%) MD110
7 4 (3.70%) Broadband
7 4 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.70%) Intranet
7 4 (3.70%) Network Security
7 4 (3.70%) VPN
8 3 (2.78%) BGP
8 3 (2.78%) Internet
8 3 (2.78%) LTE
8 3 (2.78%) OSPF
8 3 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.85%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Redis
2 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.93%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 30 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.30%) Finance
3 14 (12.96%) Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.70%) Games
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (8.33%) Architect
1 9 (8.33%) Consultant
1 9 (8.33%) Developer
2 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
2 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) Network Engineer
4 6 (5.56%) Network Technician
5 5 (4.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Network Consultant
7 3 (2.78%) Systems Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) .NET
1 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.63%) REST
2 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.70%) CSS
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
2 4 (3.70%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.78%) jQuery
3 3 (2.78%) Node.js
3 3 (2.78%) SOAP
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.85%) Angular 2
4 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.85%) COM
4 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.93%) JMS
5 1 (0.93%) Servlets
5 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.41%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.70%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.85%) AS400
6 2 (1.85%) BBC
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.85%) Fintech
6 2 (1.85%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) Project Management
2 17 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (12.96%) DNA
4 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.26%) BCP
4 10 (9.26%) Migration
4 10 (9.26%) Supplier Management
5 7 (6.48%) SDLC
6 5 (4.63%) Change Control
6 5 (4.63%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (4.63%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (4.63%) TDD
6 5 (4.63%) Validation
7 4 (3.70%) BPMN
7 4 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.70%) Line Management
7 4 (3.70%) Microservices
7 4 (3.70%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.70%) Network Design
7 4 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) C
2 5 (4.63%) C#
2 5 (4.63%) Java
2 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.70%) SQL
4 3 (2.78%) VB
5 2 (1.85%) Go
5 2 (1.85%) Perl
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
5 2 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) CCNP
1 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.26%) CCNA
3 3 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) IIBA
4 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) CBAP
5 1 (0.93%) CCDA
5 1 (0.93%) CCDP
5 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.93%) MCT
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) COREP
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.70%) Ansible
2 4 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) Cisco
3 15 (13.89%) Juniper
3 15 (13.89%) Mitel
4 13 (12.04%) Meraki
5 12 (11.11%) Red Box
6 11 (10.19%) Aastra
6 11 (10.19%) Ericsson
6 11 (10.19%) Polycom
7 10 (9.26%) VMware
8 9 (8.33%) Tandberg
9 8 (7.41%) HP
10 6 (5.56%) SAP
11 5 (4.63%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.70%) CyberArk
13 3 (2.78%) Aruba
13 3 (2.78%) Mercator
13 3 (2.78%) Openreach
13 3 (2.78%) Progress
13 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds