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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel
Rank 512 480 431
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -49
Contract jobs citing Nortel 101 98 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 37
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £266
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.89 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.30% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.89 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.30% -

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
25375 23594 24340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 46.25% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14989 13434 12552
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1240 1162 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.03 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nortel within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Nortel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 -2 90 £360 -0.68% 14
South East -12 25 £285 +5.55% 7
London -16 25 £400 - 1
Manchester +4 23 £330 +1.53% 1
North West -4 23 £330 -17.50% 2
Berkshire +12 18 £263 -2.77% 4
East Midlands +13 8 £380 - 1
Bracknell - 8 £281 - 2
Slough - 8 £255 -
Surrey -6 6 £310 +8.77%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £293 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £293 - 1
City of London +17 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £345 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £345 - 1
Wales -29 3 - -
West Wales - 3 - -
Swansea - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £330 -
Reading +6 1 - - 2
Bournemouth +5 1 - -
Dorset +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
South West -46 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Winchester - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 109 (64.88%) Cisco
2 81 (48.21%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (42.26%) Firewall
4 65 (38.69%) CCNP
5 60 (35.71%) CCNA
6 58 (34.52%) Avaya
7 53 (31.55%) CheckPoint
8 50 (29.76%) WAN
9 47 (27.98%) Juniper
9 47 (27.98%) Wireless
10 43 (25.60%) LAN
11 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
12 35 (20.83%) UNIX
13 34 (20.24%) ITIL
13 34 (20.24%) Telecoms
14 32 (19.05%) Linux
15 29 (17.26%) MPLS
16 28 (16.67%) SAN
16 28 (16.67%) HP
16 28 (16.67%) CCIE
17 26 (15.48%) Ericsson
17 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
17 26 (15.48%) F5
18 25 (14.88%) SC Cleared
18 25 (14.88%) Oracle
19 24 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 24 (14.29%) OSPF
19 24 (14.29%) Huawei
20 23 (13.69%) Blue Coat
20 23 (13.69%) BGP

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (2.98%) NetWeaver
1 5 (2.98%) Lync
2 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.10%) MS Office
3 17 (10.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 71 (42.26%) Firewall
2 50 (29.76%) WAN
3 47 (27.98%) Wireless
4 43 (25.60%) LAN
5 29 (17.26%) MPLS
6 28 (16.67%) SAN
7 24 (14.29%) OSPF
8 23 (13.69%) BGP
9 22 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 21 (12.50%) 3G
10 21 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
10 21 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (11.90%) NAS
11 20 (11.90%) 2G
11 20 (11.90%) BIG-IP
12 18 (10.71%) LTE
13 17 (10.12%) TCP/IP
13 17 (10.12%) VPN
14 15 (8.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.55%) MySQL
2 11 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.98%) SAP BW
5 5 (2.98%) DB2
5 5 (2.98%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.60%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.90%) Finance
3 9 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.19%) German Language
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (34.52%) Network Engineer
2 15 (8.93%) Developer
3 13 (7.74%) Analyst
3 13 (7.74%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (7.74%) Security Engineer
4 9 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.36%) Project Leader
4 9 (5.36%) Technical Project Leader
4 9 (5.36%) Data Network Engineer
4 9 (5.36%) IP Engineer
5 8 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 7 (4.17%) Architect
7 6 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Consultant
8 5 (2.98%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Database Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) XML
2 7 (4.17%) WAP
3 6 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (2.98%) .NET
5 3 (1.79%) Middleware
5 3 (1.79%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.57%) Life Science
3 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.98%) IVR
4 5 (2.98%) Streaming Media
5 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.19%) e-Health
6 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.19%) Handset
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.83%) UNIX
2 32 (19.05%) Linux
3 15 (8.93%) Windows
4 4 (2.38%) Solaris
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.24%) ITIL
2 23 (13.69%) Change Control
3 19 (11.31%) Migration
4 17 (10.12%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.93%) Fault Management
6 14 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 11 (6.55%) ETL
9 11 (6.55%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.95%) WFM
11 9 (5.36%) Validation
11 9 (5.36%) Network Management
12 8 (4.76%) Change Management
13 7 (4.17%) Project Management
13 7 (4.17%) Problem Management
14 6 (3.57%) Time Management
14 6 (3.57%) Low Latency
14 6 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.12%) SQL
2 15 (8.93%) Perl
3 13 (7.74%) C#
3 13 (7.74%) C++
4 8 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (48.21%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (38.69%) CCNP
3 60 (35.71%) CCNA
4 28 (16.67%) CCIE
5 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
6 25 (14.88%) SC Cleared
7 20 (11.90%) Degree
8 13 (7.74%) CCIP
9 10 (5.95%) CCSE
9 10 (5.95%) CCSP
10 7 (4.17%) CCSA
11 6 (3.57%) CCVP
12 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.19%) MCP
14 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.60%) MCSE
14 1 (0.60%) MCT
14 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.12%) ProxySG
2 15 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (4.17%) Netcool
3 7 (4.17%) OpenView
4 4 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (2.38%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.38%) Control-M
5 3 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 109 (64.88%) Cisco
2 58 (34.52%) Avaya
3 53 (31.55%) CheckPoint
4 47 (27.98%) Juniper
5 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
6 28 (16.67%) HP
7 26 (15.48%) Ericsson
7 26 (15.48%) F5
8 25 (14.88%) Oracle
9 24 (14.29%) Huawei
10 23 (13.69%) Blue Coat
11 22 (13.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 21 (12.50%) VMware
13 12 (7.14%) Nokia
14 11 (6.55%) Radware
14 11 (6.55%) SolarWinds
15 10 (5.95%) BT
16 9 (5.36%) Greenplum
17 8 (4.76%) Verint
18 7 (4.17%) Symantec
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