The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NEC
Rank 584 541 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -14
Contract jobs citing NEC 10 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.069% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £260 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £319 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £263 £273
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.09% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24131 23508 21489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 44.95% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14085 13312 11404
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1044 1167
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NEC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NEC within the UK.

NEC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NEC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NEC within the UK.

NEC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NEC
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
England -37 8 £265 +8.16% 6
London +6 3 £240 +18.51% 1
South East -33 2 - -
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Surrey -16 1 - -
North West -17 1 £260 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Hillingdon - 1 £210 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £260 -
Midlands - 1 £270 -
Cumbria - 1 £260 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Carlisle - 1 £260 -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (68.97%) Ericsson
2 13 (44.83%) ETL
3 11 (37.93%) Nokia
3 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (37.93%) Huawei
4 8 (27.59%) 2G
4 8 (27.59%) 3G
4 8 (27.59%) Nortel
5 6 (20.69%) Minerva
5 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
5 6 (20.69%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (13.79%) 4G
6 4 (13.79%) SLA
6 4 (13.79%) ATM
6 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Back Office
7 3 (10.34%) DWDM
8 2 (6.90%) MS Project
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Network Design
8 2 (6.90%) Logistics
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) QA
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.90%) Budget Control
8 2 (6.90%) Degree

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) 2G
1 8 (27.59%) 3G
2 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
3 4 (13.79%) 4G
3 4 (13.79%) ATM
4 3 (10.34%) DWDM
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.45%) LTE
6 1 (3.45%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Field Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planner
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Buyer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Buyer
4 1 (3.45%) Site Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (3.45%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ETL
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Network Design
2 2 (6.90%) Logistics
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.90%) Budget Control
3 1 (3.45%) Coaching
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Process Management
3 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCVP
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Ericsson
2 11 (37.93%) Nokia
2 11 (37.93%) Huawei
3 8 (27.59%) Nortel
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago