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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 543 518 509
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing NEC 36 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.070% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £240 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £208 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £313 £329
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 December 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 -19 19 £233 -3.12%
West Midlands 0 7 - - 1
London +14 6 £275 -
South West -26 2 £250 +25.00%
Yorkshire -11 1 £330 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (71.11%) Ericsson
2 25 (55.56%) Nokia
2 25 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 21 (46.67%) Back Office
4 16 (35.56%) Ethernet
5 11 (24.44%) Huawei
6 10 (22.22%) ETL
7 7 (15.56%) Minerva
7 7 (15.56%) 3G
7 7 (15.56%) NSN NetAct
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) 2G
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) LTE
10 3 (6.67%) Apple
10 3 (6.67%) MS Office
10 3 (6.67%) SAP
10 3 (6.67%) HNC
10 3 (6.67%) Linux
10 3 (6.67%) RNC
10 3 (6.67%) Service Management
11 2 (4.44%) BT
11 2 (4.44%) Firewall
11 2 (4.44%) DHCP
11 2 (4.44%) Finance
11 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
11 2 (4.44%) LDAP
11 2 (4.44%) HND
11 2 (4.44%) Web Services
11 2 (4.44%) SQL

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Minerva
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Ethernet
2 7 (15.56%) 3G
3 6 (13.33%) 2G
4 4 (8.89%) LTE
5 3 (6.67%) RNC
6 2 (4.44%) 4G
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) VSAT
6 2 (4.44%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) GSM
6 2 (4.44%) UMTS
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) WLAN
7 1 (2.22%) ATM
General
1 25 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 21 (46.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Commissioning Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Circuiting Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Buyer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ETL
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.44%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.22%) People Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.22%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) HNC
2 2 (4.44%) HND
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Kerio MailServer
2 1 (2.22%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Ericsson
2 25 (55.56%) Nokia
3 11 (24.44%) Huawei
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Apple
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) BT
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.44%) Infor
6 2 (4.44%) Kerio
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Nortel
6 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.22%) Polycom
7 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.22%) Primavera
7 1 (2.22%) NetCracker