Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 January 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 874 874 838
Rank change year-on-year 0 -36 +25
Contract jobs citing NEC 10 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.034% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
UK median daily rate £430 £379 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% -47.76% +178.85%
10th Percentile £164 £259 £386
90th Percentile £570 £469 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £250 £725
% change year-on-year -32.00% -65.52% +190.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £13.95 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.18% +16.27% -61.90%
10th Percentile £22.50 £12.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £17.30 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £13.95 £12.00
% change year-on-year +79.18% +16.27% -61.90%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,703 41,436 43,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.20% 41.96% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,801 26,127 26,606
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,528 1,357 1,646
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.43 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NEC in the UK

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in the UK

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NEC over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NEC in the UK

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NEC in the UK

NEC
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
England -10 10 £430 -7.03% 24
London +20 6 £550 +18.92% 2
UK excluding London -27 4 £170 -32.00% 29
Midlands +3 3 £166 - 10
West Midlands -14 3 £166 - 5
South West -34 1 £330 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NEC.

1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (30.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) Primavera
4 2 (20.00%) Reuters
4 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS

NEC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eikon
1 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) PABX
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (20.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Planner
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Quantity Surveyor
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) BYOD
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron