The first table below looks at the demand for Nortel Meridian skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel Meridian over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank 540 514 551
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +37
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 17 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £455 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.42 -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6628 6559 8525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 15.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3553 3347 4091
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 531 577
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Nortel Meridian
UK

Nortel Meridian
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nortel Meridian across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Nortel Meridian Jobs Demand Trend in England

Nortel Meridian
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian across the England region.

Nortel Meridian Daily Rate Trend in England

Nortel Meridian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nortel Meridian across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Nortel Meridian Daily Rate Histogram in England

Nortel Meridian
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nortel Meridian across the England region.

Nortel Meridian Hourly Rate Trend in England

Nortel Meridian
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nortel Meridian within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West - 7 £198 - 1
London -35 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Nortel Meridian
UK

Nortel Meridian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Nortel Meridian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nortel Meridian.

1 26 (100.00%) Nortel
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Avaya
4 13 (50.00%) BT
5 10 (38.46%) Mitel
5 10 (38.46%) IP Telephony
5 10 (38.46%) IPv4
5 10 (38.46%) VoIP
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) CMS
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
7 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
7 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) PBX
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 5 (19.23%) Handset
9 5 (19.23%) WFM
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) MSI
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Nortel Meridian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nortel Meridian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) CMS
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) VoIP
1 10 (38.46%) IPv4
1 10 (38.46%) IP Telephony
2 6 (23.08%) PBX
2 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Local Government
3 3 (11.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Voice Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) Handset
3 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) WFM
2 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Nortel
2 18 (69.23%) Avaya
3 13 (50.00%) BT
4 10 (38.46%) Mitel
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Altiris
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Apple
8 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) Verint
8 3 (11.54%) TOWER Software
9 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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