The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NEC
UK / England
Rank 564 604 581
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23  
Contract jobs citing NEC 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.042% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £525 £343 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.28% +7.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £320
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in England

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NEC in England

NEC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
South East +23 1 - - 1
West Midlands +13 1 - -
NEC
UK

NEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for NEC.

1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 7 (33.33%) 3G
2 7 (33.33%) 2G
2 7 (33.33%) Nortel
2 7 (33.33%) Huawei
3 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (28.57%) Nokia
4 5 (23.81%) SLA
4 5 (23.81%) RNC
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (19.05%) MS Project
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) Panasonic
7 2 (9.52%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (9.52%) 4G
7 2 (9.52%) PABX
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) PBX

NEC
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Project
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) 2G
1 7 (33.33%) 3G
2 5 (23.81%) RNC
3 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) PABX
3 2 (9.52%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) Broadband
4 1 (4.76%) LTE
4 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Planning Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Controller
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Planning Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Director
5 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Public Sector Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) APMP
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 7 (33.33%) Huawei
1 7 (33.33%) Nortel
2 6 (28.57%) Nokia
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (9.52%) Panasonic
4 2 (9.52%) Samsung
4 2 (9.52%) Tellabs
4 2 (9.52%) Toshiba
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco