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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 570 540 552
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing NEC 13 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.075% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£360 £583 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.19% +133.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £390 -
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 9 - - 3
East of England -28 2 £380 -50.96%
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
NEC
UK

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 30 (65.22%) Ericsson
3 20 (43.48%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (39.13%) Logistics
5 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
7 13 (28.26%) LTE
7 13 (28.26%) Nokia
7 13 (28.26%) 3G
8 11 (23.91%) Huawei
9 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
9 10 (21.74%) ATM
10 9 (19.57%) SDH
10 9 (19.57%) Network Planning
10 9 (19.57%) DWDM
10 9 (19.57%) Project Management
11 8 (17.39%) BT
12 7 (15.22%) 4G
13 5 (10.87%) Ciena
13 5 (10.87%) BT 21CN
13 5 (10.87%) 2G
13 5 (10.87%) C
13 5 (10.87%) Nortel
14 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
15 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
15 3 (6.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 3 (6.52%) SLA
15 3 (6.52%) Cisco
15 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
15 3 (6.52%) MS Office

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Radio Access Network
2 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
3 13 (28.26%) LTE
3 13 (28.26%) 3G
4 10 (21.74%) ATM
5 9 (19.57%) SDH
5 9 (19.57%) DWDM
6 7 (15.22%) 4G
7 5 (10.87%) BT 21CN
7 5 (10.87%) 2G
8 3 (6.52%) VoIP
9 1 (2.17%) VLAN
9 1 (2.17%) VoLTE
9 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.17%) WLAN
9 1 (2.17%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 32 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Design Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (2.17%) IT Support
5 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Buyer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Buyer
5 1 (2.17%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Circuiting Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Logistics
2 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
3 9 (19.57%) Network Planning
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.17%) ETL
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
2 2 (4.35%) HNC
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) CCNP
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) NDS
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Ericsson
2 13 (28.26%) Nokia
3 11 (23.91%) Huawei
4 8 (17.39%) BT
5 5 (10.87%) Ciena
5 5 (10.87%) Nortel
6 3 (6.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Mapinfo
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Polycom
8 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.17%) NetCracker