The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 567 530 561
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Contract jobs citing NEC 13 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.14% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £390 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £775 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.69% +20.00%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23560 22273 24622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 46.29% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12890 12929
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1020 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in England

NEC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NEC Daily Rate Trend in England

NEC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NEC across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

NEC Daily Rate Histogram in England

NEC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NEC Hourly Rate Trend in England

NEC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -21 9 £231 -21.61% 1
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
South West -31 1 £250 -35.89%
London - - - - 3
North West - - - -
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NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (65.71%) Telecoms
2 22 (62.86%) Ericsson
3 18 (51.43%) Nokia
4 17 (48.57%) Ethernet
5 14 (40.00%) 3G
6 13 (37.14%) LTE
6 13 (37.14%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (34.29%) Huawei
8 11 (31.43%) Project Management
8 11 (31.43%) ATM
9 9 (25.71%) SDH
9 9 (25.71%) DWDM
9 9 (25.71%) BT
9 9 (25.71%) Network Planning
10 8 (22.86%) Back Office
11 7 (20.00%) 4G
12 6 (17.14%) 2G
13 5 (14.29%) Nortel
13 5 (14.29%) Ciena
13 5 (14.29%) BT 21CN
13 5 (14.29%) Logistics
14 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
14 4 (11.43%) Line Management
14 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.43%) MS Office
15 3 (8.57%) Windows
15 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
15 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
15 3 (8.57%) Cisco
15 3 (8.57%) VoIP

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Ethernet
2 14 (40.00%) 3G
3 13 (37.14%) LTE
3 13 (37.14%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (31.43%) ATM
5 9 (25.71%) SDH
5 9 (25.71%) DWDM
6 7 (20.00%) 4G
7 6 (17.14%) 2G
8 5 (14.29%) BT 21CN
9 3 (8.57%) VoIP
10 1 (2.86%) LDAP
10 1 (2.86%) WLAN
10 1 (2.86%) DHCP
10 1 (2.86%) FTP
10 1 (2.86%) DNS
10 1 (2.86%) Firewall
10 1 (2.86%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (2.86%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (65.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.86%) Back Office
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Design Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Circuiting Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Buyer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Buyer
6 1 (2.86%) Procurement Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Network Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Logistics
4 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.86%) People Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) HNC
2 2 (5.71%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) XenApp
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) NDS
2 1 (2.86%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Ericsson
2 18 (51.43%) Nokia
3 12 (34.29%) Huawei
4 9 (25.71%) BT
5 5 (14.29%) Nortel
5 5 (14.29%) Ciena
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Mapinfo
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Kerio
9 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.86%) Infor
9 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
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