The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nortel products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 117 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Nortel 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.26% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.63% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £128 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
931 954 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.11% 41.55% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 428 487
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
Average hourly rate £16.89 £14.02 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Nortel
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Nortel Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Nortel
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Nortel Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Nortel Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) MCP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) DECT
5 2 (28.57%) PBX

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
4 2 (28.57%) DECT
4 2 (28.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco