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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NEC
Rank 564 527 505
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -22
Contract jobs citing NEC 12 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.069% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.15% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £530 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
NEC
UK

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
22294 21710 19190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.45% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12982 12255 10544
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 998 1095
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -18 4 £400 - 1
London 0 1 £210 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £320 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
NEC
UK

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 33 (70.21%) Ericsson
2 22 (46.81%) Nokia
3 20 (42.55%) Telecoms
4 17 (36.17%) Back Office
4 17 (36.17%) Huawei
5 16 (34.04%) ETL
6 12 (25.53%) NSN NetAct
6 12 (25.53%) Minerva
7 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.64%) 3G
8 5 (10.64%) 2G
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.51%) Nortel
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) SLA
10 3 (6.38%) MS Project
10 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.38%) Service Management
10 3 (6.38%) LTE
11 2 (4.26%) VSAT
11 2 (4.26%) 4G
11 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.26%) Budget Control
11 2 (4.26%) RNC
11 2 (4.26%) SAP
11 2 (4.26%) GSM
11 2 (4.26%) UMTS
11 2 (4.26%) Apple
12 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (2.13%) Internet

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Project
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Minerva
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
2 5 (10.64%) 3G
2 5 (10.64%) 2G
3 3 (6.38%) LTE
4 2 (4.26%) VSAT
4 2 (4.26%) RNC
4 2 (4.26%) 4G
4 2 (4.26%) GSM
4 2 (4.26%) UMTS
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
General
1 20 (42.55%) Telecoms
2 17 (36.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Transmission Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Back Office Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Project Planner
4 3 (6.38%) Microwave Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Commissioning Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Buyer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Buyer
6 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ETL
2 3 (6.38%) Project Management
2 3 (6.38%) Service Management
3 2 (4.26%) Budget Control
4 1 (2.13%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.13%) Process Management
4 1 (2.13%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) HNC
1 1 (2.13%) HND
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Ericsson
2 22 (46.81%) Nokia
3 17 (36.17%) Huawei
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Nortel
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Primavera
6 1 (2.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.13%) Infor
6 1 (2.13%) Kerio
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago