Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 332 319
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +29
Contract jobs citing BT 25 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 19
South East median daily rate £380 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.77% +22.64% -37.65%
10th Percentile £279 £185 £146
90th Percentile £505 £450 £363
England median daily rate £390 £358 £380
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.92% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
South East median hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% -3.85% -12.40%
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year +10.00% +34.12% -9.46%

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 7,816 7,463 8,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.95% 48.96% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,557 4,252 4,895
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £220
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 381 456
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -18.65% +17.97%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.38
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.96 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -16 10 £285 -18.57% 2
Berkshire -11 8 £355 -5.33% 2
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Hampshire -9 4 £384 +16.36%
Kent - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £228 -
West Sussex -3 1 - -
Surrey -35 1 - -
BT
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) SSL
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) IPsec
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) QRadar
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Huawei
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 3 (12.00%) HNC
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (12.00%) Video on Demand
7 3 (12.00%) Junos
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (8.00%) QA
8 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) BYOD

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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
1 11 (44.00%) IPsec
1 11 (44.00%) Network Security
1 11 (44.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) Junos
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) DSLAM
5 1 (4.00%) PBX
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 10 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 10 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.00%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Commissioning Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (8.00%) BYOD
3 2 (8.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) HNC
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) QRadar
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Juniper
2 4 (16.00%) Huawei
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) VMware