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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 570 532 531
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Contract jobs citing NEC 20 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.065% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.14% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£250 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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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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 -18 16 £233 -21.18%
South West -35 2 £250 -35.89%
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 1
NEC
UK

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 17 (58.62%) Ericsson
3 16 (55.17%) Nokia
4 14 (48.28%) Back Office
5 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
6 7 (24.14%) 2G
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) 4G
7 6 (20.69%) 3G
8 4 (13.79%) BT
8 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 4 (13.79%) LTE
9 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (10.34%) Logistics
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Apple
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) DNS
10 2 (6.90%) HP
10 2 (6.90%) Mapinfo
10 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.90%) Internet
10 2 (6.90%) Nagios
10 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (6.90%) SAN
10 2 (6.90%) SQL

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
2 7 (24.14%) 2G
2 7 (24.14%) 4G
3 6 (20.69%) 3G
4 4 (13.79%) LTE
5 2 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (6.90%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) FTP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) ATM
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
6 1 (3.45%) RNC
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Transmission Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Circuiting Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Buyer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Buyer
5 1 (3.45%) Procurement Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
2 4 (13.79%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) HNC
2 2 (6.90%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Kerio MailServer
2 1 (3.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Ericsson
2 16 (55.17%) Nokia
3 4 (13.79%) BT
4 3 (10.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Mapinfo
5 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
5 2 (6.90%) Infor
5 2 (6.90%) Kerio
5 2 (6.90%) Mitel
5 2 (6.90%) Huawei
5 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Polycom
6 1 (3.45%) NetCracker
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
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