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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NEC
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing NEC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £255 £320
% change year-on-year
- -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
318 307 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.70% 47.74% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 153
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.74 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.40 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing NEC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

NEC
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NEC Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

NEC
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NEC 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for NEC.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson