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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NEC
Rank 610 591 566
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Contract jobs citing NEC 15 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.098% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £374 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.75% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £396 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £374 £390
% change year-on-year
-30.43% -4.16%
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 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 17 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 28 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 -10 14 £270 -25.00% 7
South East -21 6 £240 - 1
Guildford +1 5 £240 -
Surrey -2 5 £240 -
London - 3 £500 - 1
West Midlands +1 2 £270 - 2
Berkshire -7 1 - - 1
Stafford - 1 £270 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £270 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 (72.00%) Ericsson
2 13 (52.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (48.00%) 2G
3 12 (48.00%) Nokia
4 11 (44.00%) ATM
5 10 (40.00%) Nortel
5 10 (40.00%) Huawei
6 9 (36.00%) ETL
6 9 (36.00%) DWDM
7 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (24.00%) RNC
8 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) LTE
9 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (12.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (12.00%) MPLS
10 3 (12.00%) SDH
10 3 (12.00%) VoIP
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco
11 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) SLA
11 2 (8.00%) BT
11 2 (8.00%) Logistics
11 2 (8.00%) Network Design
11 2 (8.00%) Migration
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) QA

NEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) 3G
2 12 (48.00%) 2G
3 11 (44.00%) ATM
4 9 (36.00%) DWDM
5 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (24.00%) RNC
6 4 (16.00%) LTE
6 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) SDH
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) PBX
8 1 (4.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Field Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Site Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Microwave Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MBA
2 1 (4.00%) CCVP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (48.00%) Nokia
3 10 (40.00%) Nortel
3 10 (40.00%) Huawei
4 3 (12.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Ciena
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
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