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 22 August 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 the Nortel Networks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel
Rank 529 483 421
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -62
Contract jobs citing Nortel 66 95 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
England -46 60 £346 +6.30% 8
South East -12 23 £215 -14.00%
Berkshire +2 16 £225 -10.20%
North West -3 11 £405 +11.72% 3
London +10 9 £371 +20.24% 5
Manchester -4 9 £428 +17.93% 3
Surrey +2 5 - -
East of England -25 5 £300 +20.00%
Guildford - 5 - -
City of London +30 3 £356 -35.22% 3
West Yorkshire +11 2 £360 -
Reading +4 2 £275 +10.00%
Yorkshire +3 2 £360 -
Birmingham +2 2 £320 -
Edinburgh -19 2 £138 -63.93% 2
Scotland -19 2 £138 -63.93% 2
West Midlands -24 2 £320 -
Slough - 2 - -
Swansea - 1 - - 2
West Wales - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Chepstow - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (48.82%) Cisco
2 48 (37.80%) Avaya
3 42 (33.07%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (30.71%) Telecoms
5 37 (29.13%) Firewall
6 35 (27.56%) LAN
7 34 (26.77%) CCNP
7 34 (26.77%) CCNA
8 28 (22.05%) WAN
8 28 (22.05%) Wireless
9 27 (21.26%) Juniper
9 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
10 26 (20.47%) CheckPoint
11 25 (19.69%) Ethernet
11 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
12 23 (18.11%) Ericsson
13 22 (17.32%) ITIL
14 20 (15.75%) Blue Coat
15 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
16 17 (13.39%) Nokia
16 17 (13.39%) 3G
16 17 (13.39%) HP
16 17 (13.39%) Huawei
16 17 (13.39%) Radio Access Network
17 16 (12.60%) LTE
18 15 (11.81%) VMware
18 15 (11.81%) Linux
19 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
19 14 (11.02%) SAN
19 14 (11.02%) Degree

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (3.15%) CMS
1 4 (3.15%) NetWeaver
1 4 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.24%) MS Office
3 7 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.15%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) Firewall
2 35 (27.56%) LAN
3 28 (22.05%) WAN
3 28 (22.05%) Wireless
4 25 (19.69%) Ethernet
5 17 (13.39%) 3G
5 17 (13.39%) Radio Access Network
6 16 (12.60%) LTE
7 14 (11.02%) SAN
8 13 (10.24%) 2G
9 10 (7.87%) SNMP
9 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.87%) ATM
9 10 (7.87%) MPLS
10 9 (7.09%) Nortel Meridian
10 9 (7.09%) NAS
11 8 (6.30%) Network Security
11 8 (6.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (6.30%) OSPF
11 8 (6.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) MySQL
1 7 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.15%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.15%) DB2
4 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) Ingres
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (3.15%) MSI
General
1 39 (30.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) German Language
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.02%) Analyst
3 9 (7.09%) Security Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) IP Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) Data Network Engineer
5 6 (4.72%) Test Leader
5 6 (4.72%) Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Consultant
5 6 (4.72%) Network Analyst
6 5 (3.94%) Design Engineer
6 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (3.94%) Desktop Support
6 5 (3.94%) Transmission Engineer
6 5 (3.94%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.36%) Architect
8 3 (2.36%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) XML
2 4 (3.15%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.36%) .NET
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.57%) HTML
4 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.57%) WAP
5 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
1 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.15%) IVR
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Linux
2 13 (10.24%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) UNIX
4 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.09%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.30%) Change Control
4 8 (6.30%) Validation
4 8 (6.30%) Project Management
5 7 (5.51%) ETL
5 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (5.51%) Network Management
6 6 (4.72%) Test Strategy
6 6 (4.72%) Network Design
6 6 (4.72%) CRM
7 5 (3.94%) Migration
7 5 (3.94%) Service Management
7 5 (3.94%) Network Planning
7 5 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.15%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.15%) Fault Management
8 4 (3.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) Java
1 7 (5.51%) Perl
1 7 (5.51%) SQL
1 7 (5.51%) C#
2 5 (3.94%) C++
3 4 (3.15%) Python
4 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.57%) Ruby
5 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (33.07%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (26.77%) CCNP
2 34 (26.77%) CCNA
3 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
4 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.02%) Degree
6 11 (8.66%) CCIE
7 7 (5.51%) CCIP
8 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.36%) CCSP
10 2 (1.57%) CCSE
10 2 (1.57%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.57%) CCSA
10 2 (1.57%) CCDA
10 2 (1.57%) MCP
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.09%) ProxySG
3 7 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (2.36%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.36%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.57%) OpenView
3 2 (1.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.79%) OPNET
4 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (48.82%) Cisco
2 48 (37.80%) Avaya
3 27 (21.26%) Juniper
4 26 (20.47%) CheckPoint
5 23 (18.11%) Ericsson
6 20 (15.75%) Blue Coat
7 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
8 17 (13.39%) Nokia
8 17 (13.39%) HP
8 17 (13.39%) Huawei
9 15 (11.81%) VMware
10 13 (10.24%) McAfee
11 12 (9.45%) F5
11 12 (9.45%) Ciena
12 11 (8.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 11 (8.66%) Aruba
12 11 (8.66%) BT
13 10 (7.87%) Oracle
14 7 (5.51%) Business Objects
15 6 (4.72%) Verint
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