The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 the NEC Corporation.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank - 117 114
Contract jobs citing NEC 0 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.65% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £226 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £230 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NEC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1236 1224 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.39% 48.96% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 609 498
Average daily rate £375 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 72
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NEC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NEC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NEC across the Berkshire region.

NEC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NEC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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NEC
South East

NEC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NEC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NEC.

1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) NDS
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NEC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NDS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (20.00%) BT