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 2 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NEC
Rank - 119 114
Contract jobs citing NEC 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.078% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.17% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £725 £220 £250
% change year-on-year
+229.54% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -
NEC
England

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
1249 1171 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.12% 45.78% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 574 594
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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