The first table below looks at the demand for Nortel Meridian skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel Meridian over the 3 months to 18 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 Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.41% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.42 -
Communications & Networking Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.55% 8.97% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 3
Average daily rate £250 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Nortel Meridian
Somerset

Nortel Meridian
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Nortel Meridian Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Nortel Meridian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Altiris
4 3 (50.00%) assyst
4 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) MSI

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Altiris
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos