The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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 / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 150
Contract jobs citing NEC 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.057% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £260
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1318 1744 1686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.38% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1028 833
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 57 113
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £42.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in the North West