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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NEC
Rank 634 623 591
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing NEC 7 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.047% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £368 £270 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £234 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £348 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+36.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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
24672 25700 24943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.26% 45.31% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15164 14628 14027
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1122 1079
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NEC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 7 £368 +36.11% 1
Bristol - 4 £368 -
South West - 4 £368 -
South East -10 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
North West -5 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NEC.

1 11 (55.00%) Nokia
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 7 (35.00%) Huawei
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) BT
4 6 (30.00%) 2G
4 6 (30.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (30.00%) 3G
4 6 (30.00%) Virgin Media
5 5 (25.00%) Arqiva
5 5 (25.00%) Telindus
5 5 (25.00%) High Availability
5 5 (25.00%) Siemens
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Nortel
5 5 (25.00%) NetCracker
5 5 (25.00%) RNC
5 5 (25.00%) ZTE
5 5 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) 2G
1 6 (30.00%) 3G
2 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) RNC
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) ATM
3 4 (20.00%) DWDM
3 4 (20.00%) Skype
3 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (15.00%) 4G
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) GPON
6 1 (5.00%) LTE
6 1 (5.00%) PBX
6 1 (5.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (15.00%) HNC
4 2 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Nokia
2 10 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 7 (35.00%) Huawei
4 6 (30.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (30.00%) BT
4 6 (30.00%) Virgin Media
5 5 (25.00%) Arqiva
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) NetCracker
5 5 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
5 5 (25.00%) Nortel
5 5 (25.00%) Siemens
5 5 (25.00%) Telindus
5 5 (25.00%) ZTE
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel
6 2 (10.00%) Tellabs
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Panasonic
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