Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 179 192
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -17
Contract jobs citing NEC 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.085% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.19% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £166 - -
England median daily rate £410 £463 £571
% change year-on-year -11.35% -19.04% +119.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £13.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.18% - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,200 2,057 2,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.98% 43.63% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,230 1,238 1,364
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £225 £208 £213
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 88 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.56 £10.60
90th Percentile £29.30 £48.75 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.19
% change year-on-year +0.06% +1.77% -1.80%

NEC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing NEC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NEC in the West Midlands

NEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NEC in the West Midlands

NEC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NEC in the West Midlands

NEC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NEC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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
Birmingham +10 3 £166 - 6
NEC
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NEC.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Eikon
2 2 (66.67%) BYOD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking

NEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) BYOD
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Break/Fix
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron