The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BT
UK / Wales
Rank 64 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17  
Contract jobs citing BT 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.68% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £150 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -29.31% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 347 294 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.36% 42.98% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 174 172
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +36.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Wales

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Wales

BT
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +14 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £150 -
BT
UK

BT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Xerox
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay

BT
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Xerox