The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nortel products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Nortel Networks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 138 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Nortel 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.87% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £280 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £16.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+46.26% -29.47%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1700 1260 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.95% 43.58% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 573 489
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 100 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +40.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Nortel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Nortel Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nortel
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 across the North West region.

Nortel Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Nortel
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nortel across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Nortel Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Nortel
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 across the North West region.

Nortel Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Nortel
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nortel within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 7 £488 +62.50% 1
Lancashire - - - -
Nortel
England

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Nortel 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.

1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) WAN
2 28 (75.68%) MPLS
3 22 (59.46%) OSPF
3 22 (59.46%) EIGRP
3 22 (59.46%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (56.76%) Migration
5 20 (54.05%) Wireless
5 20 (54.05%) BGP
6 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
6 18 (48.65%) Firewall
6 18 (48.65%) VPLS
7 17 (45.95%) Internet
8 16 (43.24%) DMZ
8 16 (43.24%) Avaya
8 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
8 16 (43.24%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
10 12 (32.43%) SAN
10 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (32.43%) Oracle
10 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (32.43%) UNIX
10 12 (32.43%) Windows
10 12 (32.43%) Change Control
10 12 (32.43%) NAS
11 11 (29.73%) LAN
12 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
12 9 (24.32%) Spanning Tree

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Nortel 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) WAN
1 28 (75.68%) MPLS
2 22 (59.46%) OSPF
2 22 (59.46%) EIGRP
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (54.05%) Wireless
3 20 (54.05%) BGP
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 18 (48.65%) VPLS
5 17 (45.95%) Internet
6 16 (43.24%) DMZ
6 16 (43.24%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (32.43%) NAS
7 12 (32.43%) SAN
8 11 (29.73%) LAN
9 9 (24.32%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
11 7 (18.92%) HSPA
11 7 (18.92%) LTE
11 7 (18.92%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Leader
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Project Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) RAN Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) RF Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Radio Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Replication
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
1 8 (21.62%) Celerra
2 5 (13.51%) Streaming Media
2 5 (13.51%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) UNIX
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Migration
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 12 (32.43%) Change Control
4 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity
4 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (18.92%) Resource Management
5 7 (18.92%) Network Design
5 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
6 5 (13.51%) WFM
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) eTOM
7 4 (10.81%) Network Management
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Project Governance
9 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCVP
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Terminal Services
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.62%) XenApp
2 8 (21.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
3 16 (43.24%) Avaya
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) EMC
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) BT
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 7 (18.92%) Huawei
6 7 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (18.92%) Ericsson
7 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
7 4 (10.81%) Mapinfo
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) Verint