Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 347 348
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing BT 20 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
South East median daily rate £488 £285 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -10.24% +19.81%
10th Percentile £400 £214 £163
90th Percentile £600 £472 £415
England median daily rate £438 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £26.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +61.54% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £25.63 £12.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £26.88 £19.38
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.53 £17.75
% change year-on-year -5.85% -1.27% +43.72%

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 7,844 7,984 7,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.15% 47.65% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,535 4,628 4,578
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £223
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 325 391
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.23% +13.11% -15.28%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.28 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.88 £43.15 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -3 7 - - 3
Berkshire -12 7 - -
Hampshire -18 4 £400 -5.49% 4
Surrey -20 4 £574 - 4
West Sussex -14 3 £575 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
BT
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Huawei
5 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) LTE
5 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) CCIE
6 3 (15.00%) C
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Games
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Integration

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 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) BGP
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (20.00%) LTE
1 4 (20.00%) OSPF
1 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) MPLS
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.00%) DSLAM
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Multicast
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Data Stewardship
4 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Nokia
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) Openreach
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.00%) Samsung
4 1 (5.00%) Virgin Media