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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 578 534 552
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +18
Contract jobs citing NEC 23 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.070% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
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£250 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +10.76%
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 - - -

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
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NEC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

NEC Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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 30 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
England -43 21 £250 -33.33% 2
South East -19 17 £233 -21.18%
Surrey +9 16 £233 -59.03%
Guildford -3 11 £233 -35.41%
South West -40 2 £250 -35.89%
Somerset - 2 £250 -
Street - 2 £250 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
London - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 30 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (43.18%) Ericsson
3 18 (40.91%) Nokia
3 18 (40.91%) 4G
4 16 (36.36%) Back Office
5 14 (31.82%) Resource Management
5 14 (31.82%) Ethernet
6 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
7 11 (25.00%) C
8 8 (18.18%) Logistics
8 8 (18.18%) 2G
9 7 (15.91%) 3G
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) BT
10 5 (11.36%) LTE
11 4 (9.09%) Line Management
12 3 (6.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (6.82%) Huawei
12 3 (6.82%) MS Office
12 3 (6.82%) HNC
12 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.82%) Linux
12 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.82%) Apple
12 3 (6.82%) Mapinfo
13 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (4.55%) Internet
13 2 (4.55%) Nagios
13 2 (4.55%) SAN
13 2 (4.55%) FTP

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) 4G
2 14 (31.82%) Ethernet
3 8 (18.18%) 2G
4 7 (15.91%) 3G
5 5 (11.36%) LTE
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) FTP
6 2 (4.55%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) RNC
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (2.27%) VoLTE
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 30 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (36.36%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Transmission Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.55%) Circuiting Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Buyer
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Buyer
5 1 (2.27%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (2.27%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Resource Management
2 8 (18.18%) Logistics
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Line Management
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) ETL
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) People Management
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) HNC
3 2 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Kerio MailServer
2 1 (2.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Ericsson
2 18 (40.91%) Nokia
3 5 (11.36%) BT
4 3 (6.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (6.82%) Huawei
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
5 2 (4.55%) NetCracker
5 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.55%) Kerio
5 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.55%) Infor
6 1 (2.27%) Polycom
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
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