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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 255 256
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing BT 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £238 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £438 £397
% change year-on-year -6.85% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -19.98%  

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 3829 4361 4460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.29% 48.34% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2129 2563 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 220 241
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Berkshire +14 4 - - 1
Hampshire +10 1 £500 -
Surrey +4 1 - -
Kent -3 1 £250 +11.11%
BT
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Network Design
3 5 (23.81%) Ericsson
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Huawei
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) VPLS
6 2 (9.52%) IronPort
6 2 (9.52%) SCCM
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
6 2 (9.52%) RFC 2547
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) HSRP
6 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
6 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (9.52%) IIS
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (9.52%) ADSL
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
6 2 (9.52%) Firmware
6 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (9.52%) B2B
6 2 (9.52%) SLA

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
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
2 2 (9.52%) HSRP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) IPv6
2 2 (9.52%) ISDN
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%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) 4G
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DOCSIS
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) GPON
3 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.76%) VDSL
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Economy
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (9.52%) Analyst
1 2 (9.52%) Civil Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
1 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
2 1 (4.76%) Developer
2 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
2 1 (4.76%) Microwave Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) RFC 2547
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Presales
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Power Management
4 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CFA
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Virgin Media
2 5 (23.81%) Ericsson
3 3 (14.29%) Huawei
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) IronPort
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Openreach
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas