The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Alcatel-Lucent products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alcatel-Lucent over the 3 months to 31 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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 Alcatel-Lucent.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alcatel-Lucent
Rank 586 544 566
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Contract jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent 8 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £175 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £518 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £274 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -21.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Alcatel-Lucent
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Alcatel-Lucent Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK.

Alcatel-Lucent Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Alcatel-Lucent Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK.

Alcatel-Lucent Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Alcatel-Lucent
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alcatel-Lucent within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -42 8 £413 +6.45% 1
London +17 5 £425 -17.07% 1
City of London +20 2 - - 1
Berkshire -2 2 £338 -15.62%
South East -19 2 £338 -10.00%
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Alcatel-Lucent
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alcatel-Lucent 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 Alcatel-Lucent.

1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) MPLS
3 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
3 17 (44.74%) Ethernet
4 13 (34.21%) Juniper
4 13 (34.21%) Internet
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.95%) CCNP
6 11 (28.95%) Firewall
6 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) BGP
7 10 (26.32%) IPv6
7 10 (26.32%) VoIP
8 9 (23.68%) SDH
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
9 8 (21.05%) Brocade
9 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 7 (18.42%) UNIX
10 7 (18.42%) ADSL
10 7 (18.42%) ATM
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 7 (18.42%) Network Design
11 6 (15.79%) VLAN
11 6 (15.79%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) IPsec
11 6 (15.79%) C
11 6 (15.79%) Perl

Alcatel-Lucent
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alcatel-Lucent 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 Alcatel-Lucent. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) MPLS
2 17 (44.74%) Ethernet
3 13 (34.21%) Internet
4 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (28.95%) Firewall
6 10 (26.32%) BGP
6 10 (26.32%) IPv6
6 10 (26.32%) VoIP
7 9 (23.68%) SDH
7 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 8 (21.05%) WAN
9 7 (18.42%) ADSL
9 7 (18.42%) ATM
10 6 (15.79%) IPsec
10 6 (15.79%) VLAN
10 6 (15.79%) Network Security
11 4 (10.53%) HSPA
11 4 (10.53%) LTE
11 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (10.53%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Migration
1 7 (18.42%) Network Design
2 2 (5.26%) Logistics
2 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.26%) Network Management
2 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
2 2 (5.26%) Project Management
2 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.63%) Change Control
3 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
1 6 (15.79%) Perl
1 6 (15.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNP
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
5 3 (7.89%) CCIP
5 3 (7.89%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) Brocade
4 5 (13.16%) Huawei
5 4 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Cramer
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) BT