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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NEC
Rank 244 257 230
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing NEC 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.063% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
NEC
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 2 - -
NEC
England

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (70.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (60.00%) Nokia
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Huawei
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) 3G
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) ATM
5 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (40.00%) BT
5 4 (40.00%) LTE
5 4 (40.00%) 2G
6 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (30.00%) SDH
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) DWDM
7 2 (20.00%) HNC
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) 4G
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) OPNET
8 1 (10.00%) NetCracker
8 1 (10.00%) RNC
8 1 (10.00%) ZTE
8 1 (10.00%) ETL
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Nortel
8 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (40.00%) 2G
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 2 (20.00%) 4G
5 2 (20.00%) DWDM
6 1 (10.00%) RNC
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Microwave Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (60.00%) Nokia
3 5 (50.00%) Huawei
4 4 (40.00%) BT
4 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) Ciena
5 1 (10.00%) NetCracker
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Siemens
5 1 (10.00%) ZTE