The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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.

BT
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 518 524
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing BT 70 122 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 57
Median daily rate £334 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.79% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £600 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £363 £373
% change year-on-year -31.03% -2.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £43.00 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +189.75%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in the UK

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in the UK

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BT over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +4 60 £350 -6.66% 16
South East +1 15 £263 -14.63%
London +14 14 £575 +21.05% 8
South West -6 7 £438 +20.68% 1
Scotland +22 6 £286 -
Yorkshire +19 6 £385 +18.46% 2
East of England - 6 £463 - 1
Hampshire +13 5 £272 +1.02%
Aberdeen 0 5 £450 -
Bristol - 5 £438 -
Berkshire +21 4 £319 -11.45%
West Midlands +14 4 £125 -72.22% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
Sheffield - 4 £413 -
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £463 - 1
Reading +19 2 £263 -22.79%
Basingstoke +9 2 £218 -
Wales +9 2 £150 -
Guildford -1 2 - -
Surrey -2 2 - -
Wiltshire -14 2 - - 1
Margate - 2 £250 -
Kent - 2 £250 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £325 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Cardiff +20 1 - -
Cheshire +18 1 £175 -70.83%

BT
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for BT.

1 48 (35.04%) Telecoms
2 36 (26.28%) Data Centre
3 35 (25.55%) Cisco
4 31 (22.63%) LAN
5 28 (20.44%) WAN
6 27 (19.71%) Finance
6 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
7 26 (18.98%) SC Cleared
8 23 (16.79%) Project Management
9 22 (16.06%) Network Design
10 20 (14.60%) MPLS
11 18 (13.14%) HP
12 17 (12.41%) MS Visio
12 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (12.41%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (11.68%) OSPF
14 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
14 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.22%) MS Office
16 13 (9.49%) ITIL
16 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
16 13 (9.49%) Migration
16 13 (9.49%) Presales
17 12 (8.76%) Virgin Media
17 12 (8.76%) Wireless
17 12 (8.76%) C
17 12 (8.76%) Windows
18 11 (8.03%) Change Control
19 10 (7.30%) QMS

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (3.65%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.46%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) CMS
3 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.73%) nginx
4 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Visio
2 14 (10.22%) MS Office
3 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
4 7 (5.11%) MS Project
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) LAN
2 28 (20.44%) WAN
3 20 (14.60%) MPLS
4 17 (12.41%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (11.68%) OSPF
6 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.76%) Wireless
8 10 (7.30%) BGP
9 9 (6.57%) Internet
9 9 (6.57%) Multicast
10 8 (5.84%) ADSL
10 8 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.11%) DSLAM
12 6 (4.38%) 802.11
12 6 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.38%) EIGRP
12 6 (4.38%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.38%) Firewall
12 6 (4.38%) NAS
12 6 (4.38%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) MySQL
1 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.19%) GitLab
3 1 (0.73%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.73%) Selenium
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 48 (35.04%) Telecoms
2 27 (19.71%) Finance
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (16.79%) Architect
2 20 (14.60%) Network Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.49%) Telecoms Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) Lead Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.65%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.65%) Network Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Administrator
8 4 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Field Engineer
8 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Network Architect
8 4 (2.92%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.19%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.65%) COM
3 3 (2.19%) LAMP
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.46%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.73%) Middleware
5 1 (0.73%) RESTful
5 1 (0.73%) SOAP
5 1 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.11%) CMDB
3 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.46%) BBC
5 2 (1.46%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.46%) Clustering
5 2 (1.46%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.46%) Equities
5 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.73%) Handset
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) CatOS
3 8 (5.84%) Unix
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.92%) FreeBSD
6 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.46%) Android
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) Project Management
2 22 (16.06%) Network Design
3 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.49%) ITIL
4 13 (9.49%) Migration
4 13 (9.49%) Presales
5 11 (8.03%) Change Control
6 10 (7.30%) Change Management
6 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.30%) QMS
7 9 (6.57%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (5.84%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.84%) Quality Management
9 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.11%) Release Management
10 6 (4.38%) Network Management
11 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.65%) People Management
12 4 (2.92%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) C
2 5 (3.65%) Python
2 5 (3.65%) SQL
3 4 (2.92%) Perl
4 3 (2.19%) PHP
4 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.46%) C#
5 2 (1.46%) Java
5 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.73%) JCL
6 1 (0.73%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.30%) CCNP
5 9 (6.57%) CCNA
6 6 (4.38%) CCIE
7 5 (3.65%) CCDP
8 3 (2.19%) Degree
9 2 (1.46%) APMP
9 2 (1.46%) CISSP
9 2 (1.46%) CLAS
9 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.46%) PMP
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.73%) MiFID
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.65%) vSphere
4 4 (2.92%) Firmware
5 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.19%) XenApp
6 2 (1.46%) Postfix
6 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.73%) KVM
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Nessus
1 5 (3.65%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (2.92%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) EdgeSight
3 3 (2.19%) FreeIPA
3 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.73%) collectd
5 1 (0.73%) Control-M
5 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.73%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Cisco
2 18 (13.14%) HP
3 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.76%) Virgin Media
5 10 (7.30%) Siemens
5 10 (7.30%) VMware
6 9 (6.57%) Capita
6 9 (6.57%) IBM
6 9 (6.57%) TOWER Software
7 8 (5.84%) Juniper
7 8 (5.84%) Openreach
8 7 (5.11%) Huawei
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix
9 5 (3.65%) Computacenter
10 4 (2.92%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.92%) SAP
10 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.19%) Arqiva
11 3 (2.19%) EMC
11 3 (2.19%) IronPort
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