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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NEC
Rank 615 591 533
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -58
Contract jobs citing NEC 9 25 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Average daily rate £255 £298 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £268 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £367 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50

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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 15 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 9 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
England -48 7 £205 -31.09% 10
Guildford +6 2 - - 1
South East -8 2 - - 1
Surrey -9 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £255 -
Yorkshire - 2 £205 -
Birmingham -3 1 - - 6
West Midlands -23 1 - - 6
Sheffield - 1 £110 -
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £110 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Ericsson
2 15 (60.00%) Nokia
2 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (56.00%) 3G
3 14 (56.00%) Huawei
4 13 (52.00%) 2G
5 11 (44.00%) ATM
6 10 (40.00%) Nortel
6 10 (40.00%) ETL
6 10 (40.00%) RNC
7 9 (36.00%) DWDM
7 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (32.00%) BT
9 7 (28.00%) LTE
9 7 (28.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (28.00%) SLA
10 6 (24.00%) 4G
11 5 (20.00%) High Availability
11 5 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (20.00%) Service Management
12 4 (16.00%) Wireless
12 4 (16.00%) MPLS
12 4 (16.00%) C
12 4 (16.00%) ZTE
12 4 (16.00%) Siemens
12 4 (16.00%) NetCracker
13 3 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
13 3 (12.00%) SDH
13 3 (12.00%) Project Management
14 2 (8.00%) VoIP

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) 2G
3 11 (44.00%) ATM
4 10 (40.00%) RNC
5 9 (36.00%) DWDM
5 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (28.00%) LTE
7 6 (24.00%) 4G
8 4 (16.00%) MPLS
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (12.00%) SDH
10 2 (8.00%) VoIP
11 1 (4.00%) GPON
11 1 (4.00%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CANoe
General
1 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Microwave Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IP Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Maximo Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Site Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Ericsson
2 15 (60.00%) Nokia
3 14 (56.00%) Huawei
4 10 (40.00%) Nortel
5 8 (32.00%) BT
6 7 (28.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (16.00%) NetCracker
8 4 (16.00%) Siemens
8 4 (16.00%) ZTE
9 1 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (4.00%) Ciena
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) Mitel
9 1 (4.00%) Panasonic
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