The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nortel 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 Nortel over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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 the Nortel Networks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 528 507 455
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -52
Contract jobs citing Nortel 84 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £414 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £268 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.25 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £19.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £17.71
% change year-on-year
+34.24% +3.04%

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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Nortel
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nortel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nortel
Daily Rate Trend

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

Nortel Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nortel
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nortel within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Nortel Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nortel
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Nortel Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nortel
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 Nortel within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 -34 61 £325 +18.18% 10
London -3 25 £356 -14.92% 3
North West -16 15 £260 -13.33% 2
West Midlands -10 9 £260 -13.33%
South East -25 9 £355 +8.72% 3
Manchester -23 7 £488 +62.50% 2
Cheshire - 7 £260 -
Warrington - 7 £260 -
Coventry - 6 £260 -
Scotland +5 5 £313 -
Wales +2 5 £265 - 2
West Wales - 5 £265 -
Swansea - 5 £265 -
City of London +16 4 £425 +41.66%
Surrey -3 3 £325 +22.64%
Berkshire -8 3 £400 +19.76% 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Leeds - 3 £250 -
Guildford -2 2 - -
Birmingham -4 2 £260 -20.00%
County Antrim - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Greenock - 2 £291 -
Crawley - 2 £273 -
West Sussex - 2 £273 -
Inverclyde - 2 £291 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Hook - 1 £385 -
East of England - 1 £325 -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nortel 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.

1 70 (57.85%) Cisco
2 49 (40.50%) Firewall
3 47 (38.84%) Telecoms
4 43 (35.54%) Ericsson
5 41 (33.88%) 3G
6 39 (32.23%) 2G
7 38 (31.40%) WAN
8 36 (29.75%) CheckPoint
9 35 (28.93%) Oracle
10 34 (28.10%) Nokia
10 34 (28.10%) LTE
10 34 (28.10%) Radio Access Network
11 33 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 29 (23.97%) Juniper
13 28 (23.14%) Huawei
14 27 (22.31%) Wireless
14 27 (22.31%) Avaya
15 26 (21.49%) Configuration Management
16 25 (20.66%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (20.66%) SQL
17 24 (19.83%) UNIX
17 24 (19.83%) LAN
17 24 (19.83%) 4G
18 22 (18.18%) SolarWinds
18 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 22 (18.18%) Perl
19 20 (16.53%) VoIP
19 20 (16.53%) MPLS
20 19 (15.70%) Windows
21 18 (14.88%) OSPF

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nortel 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.09%) IIS
2 7 (5.79%) Lync
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Office
3 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.50%) Firewall
2 41 (33.88%) 3G
3 39 (32.23%) 2G
4 38 (31.40%) WAN
5 34 (28.10%) LTE
5 34 (28.10%) Radio Access Network
6 27 (22.31%) Wireless
7 24 (19.83%) LAN
7 24 (19.83%) 4G
8 20 (16.53%) VoIP
8 20 (16.53%) MPLS
9 18 (14.88%) OSPF
9 18 (14.88%) BGP
10 17 (14.05%) VPN
10 17 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (11.57%) SAN
12 13 (10.74%) Internet
13 12 (9.92%) EIGRP
13 12 (9.92%) PBX
14 11 (9.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.96%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) MS Access
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
General
1 47 (38.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.26%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Electronics
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) RAN Engineer
3 17 (14.05%) Architect
4 10 (8.26%) Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Configuration Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Network Administrator
6 8 (6.61%) Administrator
6 8 (6.61%) Field Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Network Support
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) XML
2 3 (2.48%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) WAP
4 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Replication
1 8 (6.61%) Clustering
1 8 (6.61%) Celerra
2 7 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.13%) IVR
4 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) FMCG
5 3 (2.48%) PKI
6 2 (1.65%) DTV
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) DataPower
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) UNIX
2 19 (15.70%) Windows
3 14 (11.57%) Linux
4 13 (10.74%) Solaris
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) Configuration Management
2 17 (14.05%) Performance Management
3 15 (12.40%) ITIL
4 14 (11.57%) Network Planning
5 13 (10.74%) Network Design
6 12 (9.92%) Migration
6 12 (9.92%) Change Control
7 11 (9.09%) ETL
7 11 (9.09%) Change Management
7 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.09%) Network Management
8 10 (8.26%) Resource Management
9 8 (6.61%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.79%) Service Management
10 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.31%) Validation
12 4 (3.31%) eTOM
12 4 (3.31%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) SQL
2 22 (18.18%) Perl
3 10 (8.26%) C++
4 6 (4.96%) Java
4 6 (4.96%) C#
5 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) CCNP
4 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (9.92%) CCNA
6 10 (8.26%) Degree
7 7 (5.79%) HNC
7 7 (5.79%) HND
8 5 (4.13%) CCDP
9 4 (3.31%) CCDA
10 3 (2.48%) MCP
10 3 (2.48%) CCSA
11 2 (1.65%) CCSE
11 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.65%) CCIP
11 2 (1.65%) CCIE
11 2 (1.65%) CCSP
11 2 (1.65%) MCTS
11 2 (1.65%) MCITP
12 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) XenApp
3 8 (6.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.61%) Terminal Services
3 8 (6.61%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (5.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.79%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.31%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.31%) Control-M
4 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.65%) OpenView
4 2 (1.65%) Netcool
4 2 (1.65%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 70 (57.85%) Cisco
2 43 (35.54%) Ericsson
3 36 (29.75%) CheckPoint
4 35 (28.93%) Oracle
5 34 (28.10%) Nokia
6 33 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 29 (23.97%) Juniper
8 28 (23.14%) Huawei
9 27 (22.31%) Avaya
10 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.18%) SolarWinds
11 16 (13.22%) F5
12 14 (11.57%) Blue Coat
13 11 (9.09%) VMware
13 11 (9.09%) Citrix
14 9 (7.44%) HP
15 8 (6.61%) EMC
15 8 (6.61%) Symantec
16 6 (4.96%) NEC
17 5 (4.13%) McAfee
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