The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank - 52 46
Contract jobs citing NEC 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.32% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.63% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.90% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 316 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.75% 51.05% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 164 98
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £160 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NEC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NEC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham