Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 May 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
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 331 347
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing BT 22 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.29% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 16
South East median daily rate £460 £294 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.60% +9.30% -32.81%
10th Percentile £394 £218 £198
90th Percentile £550 £464 £525
England median daily rate £455 £358 £363
% change year-on-year +27.27% -1.38% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £10.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -19.23% -12.40%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £29.85 £14.00
% change year-on-year -44.71% +113.18% +5.68%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,819 7,558 8,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.75% 48.91% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,495 4,236 5,147
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 361 432
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.71% +1.63%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.43 £47.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BT in the South East

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BT in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in the South East

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in the South East

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in the South East

BT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Thames Valley -24 7 £550 +57.14%
Kent +15 5 £500 +100.00%
Berkshire -21 5 £550 +72.55%
Surrey -28 4 £455 -
Hampshire -13 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
BT
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South East region with a requirement for BT.

1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (22.73%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (22.73%) C
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 5 (22.73%) QA
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) InfoPath
3 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Office 365
4 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
4 4 (18.18%) Intranet
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) Yammer
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (9.09%) CCNP

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) InfoPath
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
1 4 (18.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) IPsec
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) 2G
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (4.55%) DSLAM
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Training Advisor
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) e-Learning
3 2 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Creative Thinking
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
3 1 (4.55%) Openreach
3 1 (4.55%) Progress