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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 514 493 471
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs citing Nortel 72 100 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 24
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£275 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £18.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £16.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+46.26% -29.47%

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
25270 24604 22061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.47% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14433 13573 11752
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 1086 1074 1214
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 -47 51 £275 -12.00% 5
North West -12 15 £260 -13.33% 1
London -2 14 £330 -24.35% 1
South East -43 12 £273 -16.15%
West Midlands -2 8 £260 -16.80%
Manchester -15 7 £488 +62.50% 1
Scotland -10 6 £313 -
Wales -4 3 £265 - 2
Glasgow -7 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £268 +4.90% 1
Birmingham -8 1 £260 -20.00%
South West -12 1 £268 +4.90% 1
Berkshire -23 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 2
City of London - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 94 (59.87%) Cisco
2 61 (38.85%) Firewall
3 57 (36.31%) WAN
4 49 (31.21%) Avaya
4 49 (31.21%) Ericsson
4 49 (31.21%) CheckPoint
5 48 (30.57%) 3G
6 47 (29.94%) Telecoms
7 44 (28.03%) 2G
8 41 (26.11%) Wireless
8 41 (26.11%) Oracle
9 39 (24.84%) LTE
9 39 (24.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 39 (24.84%) Radio Access Network
10 37 (23.57%) MPLS
11 36 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (22.29%) LAN
13 34 (21.66%) Huawei
14 33 (21.02%) Nokia
15 32 (20.38%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (19.75%) OSPF
17 30 (19.11%) Juniper
17 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
17 30 (19.11%) UNIX
18 29 (18.47%) BGP
19 28 (17.83%) SolarWinds
19 28 (17.83%) 4G
20 27 (17.20%) Migration
21 26 (16.56%) SQL
22 25 (15.92%) Windows

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.01%) IIS
2 8 (5.10%) Lync
3 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.91%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.83%) MS Office
3 12 (7.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 61 (38.85%) Firewall
2 57 (36.31%) WAN
3 48 (30.57%) 3G
4 44 (28.03%) 2G
5 41 (26.11%) Wireless
6 39 (24.84%) LTE
6 39 (24.84%) Radio Access Network
7 37 (23.57%) MPLS
8 35 (22.29%) LAN
9 32 (20.38%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (19.75%) OSPF
11 29 (18.47%) BGP
12 28 (17.83%) 4G
13 25 (15.92%) EIGRP
14 21 (13.38%) VPN
15 20 (12.74%) Internet
16 19 (12.10%) VPLS
17 18 (11.46%) VoIP
18 16 (10.19%) DMZ
18 16 (10.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.10%) MySQL
3 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (29.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.37%) Finance
3 9 (5.73%) Electronics
4 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (22.29%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.38%) RAN Engineer
3 16 (10.19%) Architect
4 11 (7.01%) Network Support
4 11 (7.01%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Developer
5 10 (6.37%) Field Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Performance Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Technical Project Leader
6 9 (5.73%) Project Leader
6 9 (5.73%) Analyst
7 8 (5.10%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Network Administrator
8 7 (4.46%) Administrator
8 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) XML
2 4 (2.55%) .NET
3 3 (1.91%) WAP
3 3 (1.91%) Middleware
4 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.10%) Replication
1 8 (5.10%) Clustering
1 8 (5.10%) Celerra
1 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.82%) IVR
4 5 (3.18%) Life Science
4 5 (3.18%) Streaming Media
5 3 (1.91%) PKI
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) FMCG
5 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) DTV
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) e-Health
7 1 (0.64%) Handset
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.11%) UNIX
2 25 (15.92%) Windows
3 17 (10.83%) Linux
4 12 (7.64%) Solaris
5 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.20%) Migration
2 25 (15.92%) Configuration Management
3 19 (12.10%) Performance Management
3 19 (12.10%) Change Control
4 14 (8.92%) ETL
4 14 (8.92%) Network Planning
5 12 (7.64%) Network Management
5 12 (7.64%) Network Design
6 11 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.01%) ITIL
7 10 (6.37%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (6.37%) Resource Management
8 9 (5.73%) Fault Management
9 8 (5.10%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.10%) WFM
10 7 (4.46%) Change Management
11 6 (3.82%) Service Management
11 6 (3.82%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.56%) SQL
2 24 (15.29%) Perl
3 12 (7.64%) C++
4 9 (5.73%) C#
5 8 (5.10%) Java
6 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) VBScript
7 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.29%) CCNP
3 21 (13.38%) CCNA
4 18 (11.46%) SC Cleared
4 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.64%) Degree
6 7 (4.46%) HNC
6 7 (4.46%) HND
6 7 (4.46%) CCIE
7 6 (3.82%) CCSP
7 6 (3.82%) CCIP
7 6 (3.82%) CCSE
8 3 (1.91%) CCSA
8 3 (1.91%) CCVP
8 3 (1.91%) MCP
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.27%) MCTS
9 2 (1.27%) MCITP
10 1 (0.64%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.64%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.73%) XenApp
3 8 (5.10%) Terminal Services
3 8 (5.10%) VMware ESX
3 8 (5.10%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) NSN NetAct
1 13 (8.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.18%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.55%) Control-M
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.55%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.91%) Netcool
5 3 (1.91%) OpenView
6 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.27%) NetCrunch
6 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (59.87%) Cisco
2 49 (31.21%) Avaya
2 49 (31.21%) Ericsson
2 49 (31.21%) CheckPoint
3 41 (26.11%) Oracle
4 39 (24.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 34 (21.66%) Huawei
6 33 (21.02%) Nokia
7 30 (19.11%) Juniper
7 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.83%) SolarWinds
9 18 (11.46%) F5
10 14 (8.92%) Citrix
11 13 (8.28%) Blue Coat
12 12 (7.64%) VMware
13 9 (5.73%) BT
14 8 (5.10%) EMC
14 8 (5.10%) HP
14 8 (5.10%) Verint
15 6 (3.82%) Radware
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