The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Avaya 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 Avaya over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Avaya, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avaya
Rank 419 383 386
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs citing Avaya 175 193 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 86 88
Average daily rate
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£300 £308 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.76 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% -48.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.00 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £29.50 £33.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.76 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.21% -51.50%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Avaya
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Avaya Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Avaya
Daily Rate Trend

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

Avaya Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Avaya
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Avaya within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Avaya Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Avaya
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Avaya Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Avaya
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Avaya within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Avaya Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Avaya
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avaya within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -31 160 £300 -2.43% 41
London +4 50 £175 -46.15% 16
South East -17 45 £363 +20.83% 11
North West -16 19 £306 +16.66% 1
Manchester -13 16 £300 +20.00%
West Midlands -2 15 £196 -49.67% 3
Hampshire -6 14 £343 - 1
City of London +1 13 £415 +18.57% 5
Surrey -1 12 £245 -16.23% 3
East of England -14 12 £123 -51.48%
South West -21 10 £165 -35.29%
Fareham - 9 £285 -
Cambridgeshire -6 7 £120 -
Wiltshire -9 7 - -
Scotland -19 7 £344 +4.16% 2
Berkshire -5 6 £375 +45.63% 4
Milton Keynes -7 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 6 - -
Birmingham -3 5 £120 - 1
Yorkshire -15 4 £360 -20.00% 5
Peterborough - 4 £110 -
Reading +19 3 £400 +33.33% 3
West Sussex -7 3 - -
Wales -21 3 - -
West Wales - 3 - -
Swansea - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £125 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Luton - 3 £125 -
Crawley - 3 - -

Avaya
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Avaya 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 Avaya.

1 182 (50.00%) Cisco
2 102 (28.02%) Microsoft
3 97 (26.65%) WAN
3 97 (26.65%) Windows
4 92 (25.27%) Finance
5 91 (25.00%) Firewall
6 89 (24.45%) LAN
7 73 (20.05%) VoIP
7 73 (20.05%) ITIL
8 69 (18.96%) Active Directory
9 66 (18.13%) Telecoms
10 61 (16.76%) Nortel
11 59 (16.21%) MS Exchange
12 57 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
13 55 (15.11%) TCP/IP
14 54 (14.84%) Lync
15 51 (14.01%) MS Office
16 50 (13.74%) Video Conferencing
17 46 (12.64%) IP Telephony
18 45 (12.36%) Juniper
19 42 (11.54%) CCNA
19 42 (11.54%) Migration
20 40 (10.99%) Windows 7
21 39 (10.71%) VPN
22 38 (10.44%) MS Excel
22 38 (10.44%) MPLS
23 34 (9.34%) PBX
24 33 (9.07%) CheckPoint
25 32 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
26 31 (8.52%) Banking

Avaya
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Avaya 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 Avaya. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (16.21%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.84%) Lync
3 19 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.12%) Office Communications Server
5 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.02%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.47%) CMS
9 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.92%) IIS
10 5 (1.37%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.10%) SAS
12 3 (0.82%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (14.01%) MS Office
2 38 (10.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.10%) MS Project
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.27%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.92%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (26.65%) WAN
2 91 (25.00%) Firewall
3 89 (24.45%) LAN
4 73 (20.05%) VoIP
5 55 (15.11%) TCP/IP
6 46 (12.64%) IP Telephony
7 39 (10.71%) VPN
8 38 (10.44%) MPLS
9 34 (9.34%) PBX
10 28 (7.69%) Wireless
11 25 (6.87%) DNS
12 21 (5.77%) WLAN
13 18 (4.95%) DHCP
14 16 (4.40%) Ethernet
14 16 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (4.40%) Network Security
14 16 (4.40%) Unified Communications
15 15 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (4.12%) Internet
16 14 (3.85%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) DB2
2 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 5 (1.37%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.27%) QlikView
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
General
1 92 (25.27%) Finance
2 66 (18.13%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.52%) Banking
4 5 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.82%) Billing
5 3 (0.82%) Back Office
5 3 (0.82%) French Language
6 2 (0.55%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Local Government
6 2 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 75 (20.60%) Analyst
2 50 (13.74%) Network Engineer
3 35 (9.62%) Voice Engineer
4 30 (8.24%) Project Manager
5 26 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.49%) Consultant
7 19 (5.22%) Network Manager
8 18 (4.95%) Desktop Support
8 18 (4.95%) Architect
8 18 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (4.40%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.12%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.12%) Network Analyst
11 14 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.57%) Avaya Engineer
13 11 (3.02%) Cisco Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Telephony Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Voice Network Engineer
15 9 (2.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.92%) XMPP
2 4 (1.10%) Middleware
2 4 (1.10%) VXML
3 3 (0.82%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.74%) Video Conferencing
2 29 (7.97%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.95%) IVR
4 13 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.20%) iPad
5 8 (2.20%) Handset
5 8 (2.20%) Clustering
5 8 (2.20%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.92%) e-Health
6 7 (1.92%) iPhone
7 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.37%) NHS
7 5 (1.37%) Streaming Media
7 5 (1.37%) Life Science
8 4 (1.10%) PDA
8 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.82%) CMDB
9 3 (0.82%) PKI
10 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.65%) Windows
2 40 (10.99%) Windows 7
3 32 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.95%) Windows XP
6 16 (4.40%) Linux
7 11 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.75%) Android
9 8 (2.20%) Solaris
10 7 (1.92%) UNIX
11 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.05%) ITIL
2 42 (11.54%) Migration
3 25 (6.87%) Service Delivery
4 24 (6.59%) Project Management
5 18 (4.95%) CRM
6 17 (4.67%) Change Control
7 14 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 13 (3.57%) Change Management
9 12 (3.30%) WFM
9 12 (3.30%) Mentoring
10 10 (2.75%) Coaching
10 10 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.47%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.47%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
13 7 (1.92%) Service Management
13 7 (1.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.57%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) Java
3 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.10%) VBScript
5 2 (0.55%) VBA
5 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (11.54%) CCNA
3 29 (7.97%) CCNP
4 28 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.59%) Security Cleared
6 20 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 20 (5.49%) MCSE
7 12 (3.30%) MCITP
8 11 (3.02%) Degree
9 10 (2.75%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.92%) MCTS
10 7 (1.92%) MCSA
11 6 (1.65%) CCIE
11 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.65%) CCVP
12 5 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
13 4 (1.10%) CCDP
13 4 (1.10%) MCDST
13 4 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.37%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (18.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.20%) ISA Server
4 7 (1.92%) UAG
5 6 (1.65%) Squid
6 4 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.10%) vCloud
6 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.82%) MetaFrame
7 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.57%) SCCM
2 12 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.20%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (1.92%) OPNET
5 6 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.10%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.10%) WSUS
7 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.10%) Control-M
7 4 (1.10%) Nagios
8 3 (0.82%) SCOM
9 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (50.00%) Cisco
2 102 (28.02%) Microsoft
3 61 (16.76%) Nortel
4 45 (12.36%) Juniper
5 33 (9.07%) CheckPoint
6 31 (8.52%) HP
7 29 (7.97%) Citrix
7 29 (7.97%) Polycom
8 27 (7.42%) VMware
9 23 (6.32%) Mitel
10 22 (6.04%) Genesys
11 21 (5.77%) Symantec
11 21 (5.77%) Verint
12 19 (5.22%) F5
13 18 (4.95%) McAfee
14 15 (4.12%) BT
14 15 (4.12%) SolarWinds
15 13 (3.57%) Lotus
16 11 (3.02%) Blue Coat
17 10 (2.75%) SonicWALL
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