Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of NEC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NEC over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

NEC
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing NEC 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.61% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Birmingham median daily rate £170 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.13% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £170 £388 -
% change year-on-year -56.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.95 -
% change year-on-year +7.51% - -

NEC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 679 661 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.72% 43.72% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 446 460
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £219 £213
90th Percentile £565 £538 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +1.54% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.07 £10.53
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.25 £19.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.19% +9.10% -12.12%

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing NEC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for NEC in Birmingham

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NEC in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in Birmingham

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NEC in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NEC in Birmingham

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NEC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for NEC.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
2 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) BYOD
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Eikon
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) iptables
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) Postfix

NEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) iptables
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron