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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing NEC 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £260
% change year-on-year - +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £63.00
% change year-on-year - -80.15%  

NEC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 440 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.52% 53.99% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 290 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing NEC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 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 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for NEC.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Buyer
1 1 (33.33%) Procurement Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Buyer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson