Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 854 843
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 -34
Contract jobs citing NEC 14 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.050% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
England median daily rate £388 £500 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +88.68% -3.64%
10th Percentile £268 £363 £220
90th Percentile £469 £775 £473
UK median daily rate £350 £500 £260
% change year-on-year -30.00% +92.31% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
England median hourly rate £13.95 £12.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -60.32% -
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.28 £29.75
90th Percentile £17.30 £13.25 £33.25
UK median hourly rate £13.95 £12.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +11.62% -60.32% -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40256 43645 45307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.80% 45.17% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25236 26986 27222
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1350 1538 1950
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NEC in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NEC in England

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +28 5 £425 -
Midlands +24 5 £425 -
London -12 5 £463 -7.50%
South West +10 1 - -
South East -6 1 - - 1
NEC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) LDAP
4 4 (28.57%) GSM
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) PBX
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) FTP
4 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (28.57%) PABX
4 4 (28.57%) Line Management

NEC
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) GSM
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) PABX
2 4 (28.57%) PBX
2 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) ICT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Access Transmission Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) EDI Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Officer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) E-Procurement
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) iptables
1 4 (28.57%) Postfix
1 4 (28.57%) Samba
1 4 (28.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (28.57%) Nessus
1 4 (28.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Huawei