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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NEC
Rank 588 551 574
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +23
Contract jobs citing NEC 16 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.068% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.15% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
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£263 £360 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £224 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £775 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.69% +20.00%
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
26430 24554 26984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 46.51% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15045 13825 13737
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1205 1104 1392
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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 21 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 September 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 -42 13 £250 -35.89% 8
South East -21 9 £231 -21.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
South West -30 1 £250 -35.89%
Somerset - 1 £250 -
Street - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
London - - - - 3
Manchester - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (67.31%) Telecoms
2 24 (46.15%) Ericsson
3 19 (36.54%) Nokia
4 18 (34.62%) Ethernet
4 18 (34.62%) 4G
5 15 (28.85%) 3G
6 14 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (26.92%) Resource Management
6 14 (26.92%) LTE
7 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (25.00%) Huawei
8 12 (23.08%) C
9 11 (21.15%) ATM
9 11 (21.15%) Project Management
9 11 (21.15%) Logistics
10 10 (19.23%) BT
11 9 (17.31%) Back Office
11 9 (17.31%) Network Planning
11 9 (17.31%) DWDM
11 9 (17.31%) SDH
12 7 (13.46%) 2G
13 5 (9.62%) Finance
13 5 (9.62%) Nortel
13 5 (9.62%) Ciena
13 5 (9.62%) BT 21CN
14 4 (7.69%) Line Management
14 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.69%) MS Office
15 3 (5.77%) Windows
15 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) Ethernet
1 18 (34.62%) 4G
2 15 (28.85%) 3G
3 14 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (26.92%) LTE
4 11 (21.15%) ATM
5 9 (17.31%) SDH
5 9 (17.31%) DWDM
6 7 (13.46%) 2G
7 5 (9.62%) BT 21CN
8 3 (5.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.85%) RNC
9 2 (3.85%) VLAN
10 1 (1.92%) LDAP
10 1 (1.92%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (1.92%) Firewall
10 1 (1.92%) WLAN
10 1 (1.92%) DHCP
10 1 (1.92%) FTP
10 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (67.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.31%) Back Office
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Design Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Project Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Circuiting Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
6 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (1.92%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Buyer
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Buyer
6 1 (1.92%) Procurement Officer
6 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support
6 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) GIS
2 1 (1.92%) Handset
2 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
1 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Resource Management
2 11 (21.15%) Logistics
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Network Planning
4 4 (7.69%) Line Management
5 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) ETL
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Document Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.92%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) C
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) HNC
2 2 (3.85%) HND
2 2 (3.85%) CCNP
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCVP
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) CCA
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) Kerio MailServer
2 1 (1.92%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Ericsson
2 19 (36.54%) Nokia
3 13 (25.00%) Huawei
4 10 (19.23%) BT
5 5 (9.62%) Nortel
5 5 (9.62%) Ciena
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 3 (5.77%) Mapinfo
7 3 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (3.85%) NetCracker
8 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Mitel
9 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
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