Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 357 368
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing BT 27 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
South East median daily rate £455 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.65% +3.64% -6.38%
10th Percentile £408 £205 £163
90th Percentile £507 £456 £418
England median daily rate £438 £400 £358
% change year-on-year +9.38% +11.89% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
South East median hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
10th Percentile £11.17 - £11.78
90th Percentile £37.25 - £18.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.53 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.85% +25.18% +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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,713 7,961 8,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.78% 48.37% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,455 4,550 4,873
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 344 403
South East median hourly rate £16.38 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.07% +1.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.84 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £45.00 £47.76
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - +0.14% -0.14%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 September 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 +9 11 - - 5
Berkshire -10 9 - - 3
Surrey -30 6 £455 - 2
Kent +14 4 £500 +100.00% 1
Hampshire -11 4 £400 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
BT
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) C
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) e-Learning
5 4 (14.81%) Intranet
5 4 (14.81%) Office 365
5 4 (14.81%) Yammer
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) QA
6 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
6 3 (11.11%) LTE
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement

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 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
1 4 (14.81%) Yammer
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 3 (11.11%) LTE
2 3 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) 2G
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) DSLAM
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IOS XR
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) Multicast
3 1 (3.70%) NX-OS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Training Advisor
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Validation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) e-Learning
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.41%) Data Stewardship
4 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
4 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
4 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Openreach
4 1 (3.70%) Progress
4 1 (3.70%) Samsung