The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
England / South West
Rank 129 122 135
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing BT 7 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Median daily rate £438 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +26.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £363 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £373
% change year-on-year -29.31% -2.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1054 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 39.94% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 751 717
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 71
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BT in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in the South West

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in the South West

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BT in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in the South West

BT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol - 5 £438 -
Wiltshire -13 2 - - 1
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for BT.

1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Huawei
3 3 (21.43%) Brocade
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
4 2 (14.29%) Domain Models
4 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Ciena
4 2 (14.29%) DWDM
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Billing
5 1 (7.14%) Computacenter

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) DWDM
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) CTI
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) Softphone
4 1 (7.14%) VPLS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Domain Models
3 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Brocade
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Huawei
1 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Ciena
2 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
3 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
3 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
3 1 (7.14%) GENBAND
3 1 (7.14%) SAP