The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel
Rank 490 454 421
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Contract jobs citing Nortel 97 90 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 52
Average daily rate £275 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £485 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -75 88 £275 - 17
South East -14 32 £313 +20.19% 4
London -21 20 £413 +29.41% 12
South West -6 16 £250 +29.53%
Surrey -4 15 £214 +61.32%
North West -7 14 £300 -16.66%
Berkshire -11 13 £320 +16.45% 2
Reading -4 5 £328 +19.27% 2
City of London -14 5 £300 +57.89% 5
West Midlands -13 4 £300 +58.94%
Somerset - 3 £195 -
Scotland -16 2 - -
Edinburgh -26 2 - -
Staffordshire -2 1 £260 +37.74%
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £260 -
Swansea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (41.75%) Cisco
2 84 (40.78%) Telecoms
3 71 (34.47%) Nokia
4 68 (33.01%) Ericsson
4 68 (33.01%) 3G
5 66 (32.04%) Avaya
6 63 (30.58%) 2G
7 51 (24.76%) DWDM
8 49 (23.79%) NEC
9 48 (23.30%) WAN
10 47 (22.82%) ATM
11 46 (22.33%) Huawei
12 45 (21.84%) LAN
13 43 (20.87%) Windows
14 42 (20.39%) ETL
15 40 (19.42%) Firewall
16 36 (17.48%) RNC
16 36 (17.48%) VPN
17 35 (16.99%) CheckPoint
17 35 (16.99%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
18 34 (16.50%) ITIL
19 33 (16.02%) Ethernet
19 33 (16.02%) SC Cleared
20 29 (14.08%) Wireless
21 26 (12.62%) SLA
21 26 (12.62%) Radio Access Network
22 25 (12.14%) TCP/IP
22 25 (12.14%) OSPF
22 25 (12.14%) BT

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.37%) Lync
3 8 (3.88%) CMS
3 8 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.91%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (2.91%) IIS
5 4 (1.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (10.68%) MS Office
2 20 (9.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.94%) assyst
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (33.01%) 3G
2 63 (30.58%) 2G
3 51 (24.76%) DWDM
4 48 (23.30%) WAN
5 47 (22.82%) ATM
6 45 (21.84%) LAN
7 40 (19.42%) Firewall
8 36 (17.48%) RNC
8 36 (17.48%) VPN
9 33 (16.02%) Ethernet
10 29 (14.08%) Wireless
11 26 (12.62%) Radio Access Network
12 25 (12.14%) TCP/IP
12 25 (12.14%) OSPF
13 23 (11.17%) VoIP
13 23 (11.17%) Nortel Meridian
14 22 (10.68%) MPLS
14 22 (10.68%) BGP
15 20 (9.71%) PBX
15 20 (9.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.85%) MS Access
2 7 (3.40%) MySQL
2 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.94%) Ingres
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 84 (40.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.34%) Finance
3 5 (2.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.94%) Local Government
5 3 (1.46%) Front Office
6 2 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (22.33%) Field Engineer
2 37 (17.96%) Network Engineer
3 30 (14.56%) Analyst
4 14 (6.80%) Architect
4 14 (6.80%) Consultant
5 13 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.31%) Design Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (4.85%) RAN Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Voice Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Security Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.88%) Network Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) XML
1 7 (3.40%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) J2EE
3 3 (1.46%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.34%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.40%) Handset
2 7 (3.40%) PKI
3 5 (2.43%) e-Health
3 5 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.49%) IVR
4 1 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.87%) Windows
2 20 (9.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.31%) UNIX
4 9 (4.37%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.46%) Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.39%) ETL
2 34 (16.50%) ITIL
3 17 (8.25%) Service Management
4 15 (7.28%) Network Design
5 14 (6.80%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.34%) Network Management
7 10 (4.85%) Project Management
8 8 (3.88%) Test Strategy
8 8 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.88%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.40%) Information Security
9 7 (3.40%) Change Management
9 7 (3.40%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.40%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.91%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (2.91%) Web Development
10 6 (2.91%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.91%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (2.91%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.77%) SQL
2 9 (4.37%) Perl
3 8 (3.88%) VB
4 7 (3.40%) C#
4 7 (3.40%) Java
5 6 (2.91%) C++
6 3 (1.46%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (16.99%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.02%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.22%) CCNP
3 19 (9.22%) CCNA
4 15 (7.28%) Degree
5 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.91%) MCTS
7 6 (2.91%) MCITP
8 5 (2.43%) CCIE
8 5 (2.43%) CCDP
9 4 (1.94%) MCP
9 4 (1.94%) HND
10 3 (1.46%) CCDA
11 2 (0.97%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.97%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.97%) CCSP
11 2 (0.97%) CCIP
12 1 (0.49%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) SLA
2 6 (2.91%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.43%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.97%) vSphere
5 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.97%) UAG
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) Netcool
2 5 (2.43%) SCCM
3 4 (1.94%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.46%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (41.75%) Cisco
2 71 (34.47%) Nokia
3 68 (33.01%) Ericsson
4 66 (32.04%) Avaya
5 49 (23.79%) NEC
6 46 (22.33%) Huawei
7 35 (16.99%) CheckPoint
8 25 (12.14%) BT
9 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
9 21 (10.19%) Juniper
10 20 (9.71%) Oracle
11 17 (8.25%) Blue Coat
11 17 (8.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 16 (7.77%) VMware
13 15 (7.28%) McAfee
14 13 (6.31%) F5
15 12 (5.83%) Mitel
16 10 (4.85%) HP
16 10 (4.85%) Lotus
17 9 (4.37%) Citrix
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