The table below looks at the statistics for Nortel Meridian skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel Meridian over the 3 months to 22 September 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank 605 565 582
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £229 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £229 £400
% change year-on-year
- -42.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8412 7118 9036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.48% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4643 3883 4097
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 408 696
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Nortel Meridian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nortel Meridian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nortel Meridian
Daily Rate Trend

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

Nortel Meridian Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nortel Meridian
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Nortel Meridian Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nortel Meridian
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nortel Meridian within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 -45 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Nortel Meridian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (57.14%) MSI
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) Altiris
3 4 (57.14%) assyst
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) CMDB
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) Verint
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (14.29%) 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 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
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%) 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 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft