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 3 months to 29 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 240 241
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing BT 15 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Median daily rate £263 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -23.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -29.31% -2.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £14.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year -26.70% +196.49%  

BT is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing BT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 5 £272 +1.02%
Berkshire +20 4 £319 -11.45%
Surrey -6 2 - -
Kent - 2 £250 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
BT
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for BT.

1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Virgin Media
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Huawei
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (14.29%) IronPort
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) EdgeSight
5 3 (14.29%) Firmware
5 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) MS Project
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) ADSL
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) IPv6

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) HSRP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) IPv6
2 2 (9.52%) ISDN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) OSPF
2 2 (9.52%) RSVP
2 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPLS
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) GPON
3 1 (4.76%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Civil Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Site Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) RFC 2547
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EdgeSight
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) SafeCom
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Virgin Media
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Huawei
3 3 (14.29%) IronPort
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (4.76%) Openreach
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) VMware