The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 227 226 234
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing NEC 23 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £265 £276 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +27.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £273 £218
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +25.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £35.50
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
NEC
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NEC across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NEC Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 29 (82.86%) Ericsson
3 17 (48.57%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (37.14%) ATM
5 12 (34.29%) Nokia
5 12 (34.29%) 3G
5 12 (34.29%) DWDM
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Logistics
6 11 (31.43%) Huawei
6 11 (31.43%) Nortel
7 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 9 (25.71%) LTE
8 9 (25.71%) Network Planning
8 9 (25.71%) SDH
9 8 (22.86%) Supplier Management
10 5 (14.29%) BT
10 5 (14.29%) NetCracker
10 5 (14.29%) WCDMA
10 5 (14.29%) BT 21CN
10 5 (14.29%) GSM
10 5 (14.29%) ISEB
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) Wireless
11 4 (11.43%) Migration
12 3 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (8.57%) 2G
12 3 (8.57%) RNC

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (37.14%) ATM
3 12 (34.29%) 3G
3 12 (34.29%) DWDM
4 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 9 (25.71%) LTE
5 9 (25.71%) SDH
6 5 (14.29%) WCDMA
6 5 (14.29%) BT 21CN
6 5 (14.29%) GSM
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
8 3 (8.57%) 2G
8 3 (8.57%) RNC
8 3 (8.57%) VLAN
8 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) PBX
8 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
General
1 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Design Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Transmission Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Logistics
2 9 (25.71%) Network Planning
3 8 (22.86%) Supplier Management
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) ETL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Ericsson
2 12 (34.29%) Nokia
3 11 (31.43%) Huawei
3 11 (31.43%) Nortel
4 5 (14.29%) BT
4 5 (14.29%) NetCracker
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) EMC