The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 245 219 246
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing NEC 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£233 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -
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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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4569 4151 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 49.15% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2094 2001
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 243 301
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NEC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NEC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NEC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NEC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NEC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Surrey +8 14 £233 -59.03%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
NEC
England

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (68.18%) Ericsson
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (63.64%) Nokia
3 13 (59.09%) Back Office
4 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 6 (27.27%) 2G
5 6 (27.27%) 4G
6 5 (22.73%) 3G
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Logistics
8 3 (13.64%) BT
8 3 (13.64%) LTE
8 3 (13.64%) Line Management
9 2 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (4.55%) Service Management
10 1 (4.55%) GIS
10 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) UNIX
10 1 (4.55%) Linux
10 1 (4.55%) MS Access
10 1 (4.55%) ATM
10 1 (4.55%) NDS
10 1 (4.55%) CCNP
10 1 (4.55%) CCNA
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
2 6 (27.27%) 2G
2 6 (27.27%) 4G
3 5 (22.73%) 3G
4 3 (13.64%) LTE
5 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
6 1 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (59.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Transmission Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Transmission Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Logistics
2 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.64%) Line Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NDS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Ericsson
2 14 (63.64%) Nokia
3 3 (13.64%) BT
4 2 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo