The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing NEC 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £273 £218
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +25.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £35.50
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
327 229 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.57% 45.17% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 106 132
Average daily rate £350 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
NEC
West Midlands

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

NEC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) RNC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) RNC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei