The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 426 419
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing NEC 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.011% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +108.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £260
% change year-on-year - +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8558 8945 10313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.38% 41.35% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5794 6177 6805
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in London

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NEC in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for NEC.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Primavera
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) PMO

NEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Primavera
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Planning Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Planning Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CTC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft