The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NEC over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NEC
England / West Midlands
Rank 124 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing NEC 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.083% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £220 £268
% change year-on-year
+240.90% -17.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1099 1113 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.62% 46.41% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 545 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

NEC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing NEC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

NEC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NEC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NEC across the West Midlands region.

NEC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NEC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NEC across the West Midlands region.

NEC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NEC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NEC.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel