The first table below looks at the demand for Nortel Meridian skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel Meridian over the 3 months to 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank 134 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.041% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.42 -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
405 328 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.55% 13.39% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 128 231
Average daily rate £310 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £18.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.20 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Nortel Meridian
England

Nortel Meridian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Nortel Meridian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nortel Meridian
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Nortel Meridian Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Nortel Meridian
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Nortel Meridian Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Nortel Meridian
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VoIP
1 10 (100.00%) IPv4
1 10 (100.00%) Nortel
1 10 (100.00%) Avaya
1 10 (100.00%) BT
1 10 (100.00%) Mitel
1 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Local Government

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VoIP
1 10 (100.00%) IPv4
1 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Nortel
1 10 (100.00%) Avaya
1 10 (100.00%) BT
1 10 (100.00%) Mitel