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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NEC
Rank 611 593 566
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Contract jobs citing NEC 17 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.085% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£265 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -

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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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 20 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 3 August 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 -4 14 £270 -32.50% 8
Surrey 0 4 £230 -
South East -22 4 £230 -
West Midlands +7 3 £270 - 2
Guildford +6 3 £230 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
London - 2 £500 - 2
North West - 2 £293 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £270 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £260 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Cumbria - 1 £260 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £270 -
Carlisle - 1 £260 -
Stafford - 1 £270 -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (64.29%) Ericsson
2 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (50.00%) Nokia
4 12 (42.86%) 3G
4 12 (42.86%) Nortel
4 12 (42.86%) ETL
4 12 (42.86%) 2G
5 10 (35.71%) Huawei
6 9 (32.14%) ATM
7 8 (28.57%) DWDM
8 6 (21.43%) RNC
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) Migration
11 2 (7.14%) QA
11 2 (7.14%) Logistics
11 2 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) VoIP
11 2 (7.14%) Network Design
11 2 (7.14%) SLA
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco
11 2 (7.14%) MS Project
11 2 (7.14%) 4G
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
11 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) 3G
1 12 (42.86%) 2G
2 9 (32.14%) ATM
3 8 (28.57%) DWDM
4 6 (21.43%) RNC
5 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) 4G
7 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (3.57%) PBX
7 1 (3.57%) SDH
7 1 (3.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Field Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Access Transmission Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Microwave Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Commercial Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Transmission Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Logistics
3 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MBA
2 1 (3.57%) CCVP
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Ericsson
2 14 (50.00%) Nokia
3 12 (42.86%) Nortel
4 10 (35.71%) Huawei
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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