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 3 months to 29 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 140 117
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23  
Contract jobs citing NEC 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.097% 0.067% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £260
% change year-on-year - +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £63.00
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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 931 1447 1106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.27% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1370 1178
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 148
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.41 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £23.25 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 2 £350 -
NEC
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NEC.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Buyer
1 1 (33.33%) Procurement Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Buyer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson