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 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 571 570
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing BT 34 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 42
Median daily rate £408 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £216 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £518 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £438 £366
% change year-on-year -2.28% +19.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.64%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 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
England -8 33 £425 +3.03% 11
London -12 13 £309 -22.87% 6
South East +21 7 £375 +57.89% 1
Berkshire +17 4 - - 1
South West 0 4 £325 +8.33%
Bristol - 4 £325 -
Yorkshire +24 3 £430 -18.86%
Leeds +22 3 £430 -
Reading +18 3 - -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £430 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +78 2 £625 +127.27%
Tyne and Wear +75 2 £625 +127.27%
North East +70 2 £625 +127.27%
North West +19 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £375 -
Chesterfield - 2 £375 -
Hampshire +7 1 £500 -
Surrey +4 1 - -
Guildford -3 1 - -
Kent -5 1 £250 +11.11%
City of London -5 1 £475 +47.28% 2
Northern Ireland -42 1 £390 -
County Antrim -44 1 £390 -
Belfast -44 1 £390 -
Ilford - 1 £168 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £500 -
Margate - 1 £250 -
Manchester - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for BT.

1 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
2 22 (21.15%) Finance
3 20 (19.23%) Cisco
4 16 (15.38%) MPLS
5 15 (14.42%) Network Design
5 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
6 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
6 14 (13.46%) Virgin Media
6 14 (13.46%) Migration
6 14 (13.46%) ITIL
7 13 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (12.50%) Project Management
8 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 12 (11.54%) WAN
9 10 (9.62%) OSPF
9 10 (9.62%) BGP
9 10 (9.62%) LAN
10 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.65%) HP
10 9 (8.65%) Windows
10 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.69%) Linux
11 8 (7.69%) CCNP
11 8 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (7.69%) Release Management
12 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.73%) VMware
12 7 (6.73%) SLA

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 6 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.96%) nginx
3 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) MPLS
2 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.54%) WAN
3 10 (9.62%) BGP
3 10 (9.62%) LAN
3 10 (9.62%) OSPF
4 8 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (5.77%) Wireless
6 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (4.81%) VLAN
7 4 (3.85%) ADSL
7 4 (3.85%) DNS
7 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.85%) Internet
7 4 (3.85%) Multicast
8 3 (2.88%) NAS
8 3 (2.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) MySQL
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) GitLab
2 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
2 22 (21.15%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Military
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (10.58%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.62%) Analyst
2 10 (9.62%) Architect
3 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Administrator
6 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.85%) Telecoms Architect
7 3 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.88%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.88%) Project Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Technical Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
1 3 (2.88%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.88%) LAMP
2 2 (1.92%) COM
2 2 (1.92%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.96%) Middleware
3 1 (0.96%) RESTful
3 1 (0.96%) SOAP
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) CMDB
3 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) Equities
5 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) BBC
6 1 (0.96%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.81%) CatOS
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Network Design
2 14 (13.46%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Migration
3 13 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (7.69%) Release Management
5 7 (6.73%) Presales
5 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.77%) Change Control
6 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.81%) QMS
7 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.85%) ERP
8 4 (3.85%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.88%) CRM
9 3 (2.88%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) C
2 4 (3.85%) Perl
2 4 (3.85%) Python
2 4 (3.85%) SQL
3 3 (2.88%) PHP
3 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.92%) Java
4 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.96%) JCL
5 1 (0.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.69%) CCNP
5 6 (5.77%) CCNA
6 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.92%) APMP
7 2 (1.92%) CCDP
7 2 (1.92%) CCIE
7 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CFA
8 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.96%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.92%) IFRS
3 1 (0.96%) MiFID
3 1 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) Firmware
3 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.92%) Postfix
3 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.92%) vSphere
3 2 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) KVM
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.88%) FreeIPA
2 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.92%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.92%) Nessus
3 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.96%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.96%) collectd
4 1 (0.96%) Control-M
4 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Cisco
2 14 (13.46%) Virgin Media
3 9 (8.65%) HP
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.73%) VMware
5 6 (5.77%) Siemens
6 5 (4.81%) Ericsson
6 5 (4.81%) Huawei
6 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.85%) Adobe
7 4 (3.85%) Juniper
7 4 (3.85%) Openreach
7 4 (3.85%) SAP
8 3 (2.88%) Arqiva
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) F5
8 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.92%) IronPort
9 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.92%) Verint
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