The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Meridian
Rank - 571 559
Contract jobs citing Nortel Meridian 0 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.029% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7602 6990 8978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.91% 13.67% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4063 3628 3970
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 456 702
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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 5 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 1 August 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
Coventry - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
England - - - - 1

Nortel Meridian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (100.00%) Nortel
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Avaya
3 8 (61.54%) BT
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (30.77%) MSI
4 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) IPv4
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (30.77%) Mitel
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 4 (30.77%) Altiris
4 4 (30.77%) assyst
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure

Nortel Meridian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (30.77%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) IPv4
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) PBX
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Nortel
2 8 (61.54%) Avaya
2 8 (61.54%) BT
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Mitel
3 4 (30.77%) Altiris
3 4 (30.77%) Verint
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
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