The first table below looks at the demand for Nortel Meridian skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 23 July 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 South 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank - 105 125
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.68% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
410 292 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 13.58% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 154 193
Average daily rate £375 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £198 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Nortel Meridian
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Nortel Meridian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Nortel Meridian Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Nortel Meridian
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Nortel Meridian Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Nortel Meridian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Nortel Meridian Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Nortel Meridian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (100.00%) Nortel
2 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (57.14%) MSI
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Altiris
2 4 (57.14%) assyst
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) Handset
3 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 3 (42.86%) PBX
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
3 3 (42.86%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
4 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Nortel
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Altiris
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft