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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 544 522 443
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -79
Contract jobs citing Nortel 63 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £197 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+20.19% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.36 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £17.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.27 £17.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.36 £17.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
+37.41% -4.00%

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 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 -32 48 £375 +37.61% 4
London +1 26 £375 +7.14% 2
City of London +5 6 £525 +50.00% 1
North West -18 6 £475 -
West Midlands -9 5 £260 -13.33%
West Yorkshire - 5 £250 -
Yorkshire - 5 £250 -
Wales +10 4 £265 - 2
South East -24 4 £393 +20.21% 2
West Wales - 4 £265 -
Swansea - 4 £265 -
Warrington - 3 £260 -
Cheshire - 3 £260 -
Leeds - 3 £250 -
Coventry - 3 £260 -
Scotland -4 2 £270 - 1
Berkshire -8 2 £400 +19.76% 2
Manchester -13 2 £475 -
Surrey -2 1 £325 +22.64%
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 +15.78%
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
Greenock - 1 £270 -
Hampshire - 1 £385 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
Midlands - 1 £270 -
Inverclyde - 1 £270 -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 73 (57.94%) Cisco
2 53 (42.06%) Firewall
3 47 (37.30%) Telecoms
4 43 (34.13%) WAN
4 43 (34.13%) Ericsson
5 41 (32.54%) 3G
6 39 (30.95%) 2G
7 38 (30.16%) Nokia
7 38 (30.16%) CheckPoint
8 37 (29.37%) Oracle
9 34 (26.98%) Avaya
10 33 (26.19%) LTE
10 33 (26.19%) Radio Access Network
11 32 (25.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 31 (24.60%) Juniper
13 30 (23.81%) Wireless
14 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (22.22%) LAN
16 27 (21.43%) Huawei
17 26 (20.63%) UNIX
18 25 (19.84%) Configuration Management
19 24 (19.05%) SQL
19 24 (19.05%) VoIP
20 23 (18.25%) Windows
20 23 (18.25%) 4G
21 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
21 22 (17.46%) SolarWinds
22 21 (16.67%) Perl
23 20 (15.87%) MPLS
23 20 (15.87%) OSPF

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.73%) IIS
2 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.76%) Lync
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.38%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.32%) MS Office
3 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 53 (42.06%) Firewall
2 43 (34.13%) WAN
3 41 (32.54%) 3G
4 39 (30.95%) 2G
5 33 (26.19%) LTE
5 33 (26.19%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (23.81%) Wireless
7 28 (22.22%) LAN
8 24 (19.05%) VoIP
9 23 (18.25%) 4G
10 20 (15.87%) MPLS
10 20 (15.87%) OSPF
10 20 (15.87%) BGP
11 19 (15.08%) SAN
12 16 (12.70%) VPN
13 15 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (11.11%) PBX
15 13 (10.32%) IP Telephony
15 13 (10.32%) Internet
16 12 (9.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.76%) MySQL
3 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.59%) MS Access
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 47 (37.30%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.52%) Finance
3 9 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.67%) Architect
3 20 (15.87%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Performance Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Administrator
6 8 (6.35%) Network Administrator
6 8 (6.35%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.35%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Network Support
7 7 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) XML
2 5 (3.97%) Middleware
3 2 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Clustering
1 8 (6.35%) Replication
1 8 (6.35%) Celerra
2 7 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.56%) IVR
3 3 (2.38%) FMCG
3 3 (2.38%) PKI
4 2 (1.59%) DTV
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) e-Health
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) UNIX
2 23 (18.25%) Windows
3 17 (13.49%) Solaris
3 17 (13.49%) Linux
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.84%) Configuration Management
2 16 (12.70%) Performance Management
3 15 (11.90%) ITIL
4 14 (11.11%) Network Design
4 14 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 12 (9.52%) ETL
5 12 (9.52%) Migration
6 11 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.94%) Resource Management
7 10 (7.94%) Change Control
8 9 (7.14%) Network Management
8 9 (7.14%) Change Management
9 8 (6.35%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.56%) Service Management
11 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.76%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.97%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (3.17%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.05%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) Perl
3 9 (7.14%) C++
4 6 (4.76%) Java
5 5 (3.97%) C#
6 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.11%) CCNP
3 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.94%) CCNA
4 10 (7.94%) Degree
5 7 (5.56%) HNC
5 7 (5.56%) HND
6 5 (3.97%) CCDP
7 4 (3.17%) CCDA
8 3 (2.38%) MCP
9 2 (1.59%) CCIP
9 2 (1.59%) CCIE
9 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.59%) CCSA
9 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 2 (1.59%) MCITP
10 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.14%) XenApp
3 8 (6.35%) Terminal Services
3 8 (6.35%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.35%) ProxySG
3 8 (6.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 7 (5.56%) Control-M
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.59%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 73 (57.94%) Cisco
2 43 (34.13%) Ericsson
3 38 (30.16%) Nokia
3 38 (30.16%) CheckPoint
4 37 (29.37%) Oracle
5 34 (26.98%) Avaya
6 32 (25.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 31 (24.60%) Juniper
8 27 (21.43%) Huawei
9 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.46%) SolarWinds
10 18 (14.29%) Blue Coat
11 14 (11.11%) F5
12 12 (9.52%) Symantec
13 11 (8.73%) VMware
13 11 (8.73%) Citrix
14 8 (6.35%) EMC
14 8 (6.35%) HP
15 7 (5.56%) NEC
15 7 (5.56%) CA
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