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 18 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank 607 557 535
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -22
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 1 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £263 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £398
% change year-on-year
- -37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -

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
7962 6948 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.39% 13.44% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3782 3832
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 421 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 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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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 -40 1 - -
Coventry - - - -
London - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Nortel Meridian
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco