The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 573 558 553
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing NEC 21 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 19 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 31 July 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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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 -29 9 £400 +23.07% 3
South East -10 7 - - 1
Berkshire +4 6 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Essex - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Cwmbran - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 40 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 29 (48.33%) Ericsson
3 25 (41.67%) Logistics
4 21 (35.00%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (31.67%) C
6 18 (30.00%) Finance
6 18 (30.00%) 4G
7 14 (23.33%) Resource Management
7 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 14 (23.33%) LTE
7 14 (23.33%) 3G
8 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
9 12 (20.00%) Huawei
10 11 (18.33%) Nokia
10 11 (18.33%) ATM
11 10 (16.67%) Supplier Management
11 10 (16.67%) DWDM
12 9 (15.00%) Project Management
12 9 (15.00%) Network Planning
12 9 (15.00%) SDH
12 9 (15.00%) BT
13 6 (10.00%) Nortel
13 6 (10.00%) 2G
14 5 (8.33%) BT 21CN
15 3 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 3 (5.00%) RNC
15 3 (5.00%) Mapinfo
15 3 (5.00%) ETL
15 3 (5.00%) SLA
15 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (30.00%) 4G
3 14 (23.33%) LTE
3 14 (23.33%) 3G
4 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
5 11 (18.33%) ATM
6 10 (16.67%) DWDM
7 9 (15.00%) SDH
8 6 (10.00%) 2G
9 5 (8.33%) BT 21CN
10 3 (5.00%) RNC
11 2 (3.33%) VLAN
11 2 (3.33%) VoIP
12 1 (1.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (1.67%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) MS Access
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 40 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Design Engineer
1 11 (18.33%) Transmission Engineer
1 11 (18.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (3.33%) Circuiting Engineer
3 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (1.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (1.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (1.67%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (1.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Logistics
2 14 (23.33%) Resource Management
3 10 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 9 (15.00%) Network Planning
4 9 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (1.67%) Data Management
7 1 (1.67%) Document Management
7 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.67%) Change Management
7 1 (1.67%) E-business
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) MCP
2 2 (3.33%) HNC
2 2 (3.33%) HND
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CCVP
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) CCA
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) NDS
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Ericsson
2 12 (20.00%) Huawei
3 11 (18.33%) Nokia
4 9 (15.00%) BT
5 6 (10.00%) Nortel
6 3 (5.00%) Mapinfo
6 3 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) NetCracker
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
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