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 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 128 143
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing BT 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.31% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.69% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £224 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £438 £366
% change year-on-year -6.85% +19.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  

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 1115 1295 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.60% 43.91% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 798 704
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 55 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
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 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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Bristol - 4 £325 -
BT
England

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

1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Virgin Media
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 2 (18.18%) IFRS
4 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Amdocs
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

BT
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Finance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
1 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Virgin Media
2 2 (18.18%) Huawei
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Amdocs
3 1 (9.09%) HP