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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel
Rank 495 455 414
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -41
Contract jobs citing Nortel 101 96 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.42% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 48
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 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £475 £429
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
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £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 23 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 23 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 -36 92 £275 - 15
South East -17 32 £313 +20.19% 5
London -16 23 £413 +43.47% 9
South West 0 16 £250 +29.53%
Surrey -5 15 £214 +61.32%
North West -14 14 £300 -16.66%
Berkshire 0 13 £320 +16.45% 3
City of London -8 6 £300 +57.89% 4
Reading -5 5 £328 +19.27% 2
West Midlands -17 5 £300 +58.94%
Somerset - 3 £195 -
Scotland -14 2 - -
Edinburgh -24 2 - -
Staffordshire -5 1 £260 +37.74%
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £260 -
Swansea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 85 (42.08%) Telecoms
2 84 (41.58%) Cisco
3 70 (34.65%) Nokia
4 68 (33.66%) Ericsson
4 68 (33.66%) 3G
5 63 (31.19%) Avaya
5 63 (31.19%) 2G
6 50 (24.75%) DWDM
7 49 (24.26%) NEC
8 48 (23.76%) WAN
9 47 (23.27%) ATM
10 46 (22.77%) LAN
10 46 (22.77%) Huawei
11 42 (20.79%) ETL
12 40 (19.80%) Windows
13 36 (17.82%) Firewall
13 36 (17.82%) RNC
14 35 (17.33%) Security Cleared
15 34 (16.83%) CheckPoint
16 33 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (16.34%) VPN
16 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
17 31 (15.35%) Ethernet
17 31 (15.35%) ITIL
18 27 (13.37%) Wireless
19 26 (12.87%) SLA
19 26 (12.87%) Radio Access Network
20 25 (12.38%) TCP/IP
21 24 (11.88%) OSPF
22 23 (11.39%) BT

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.46%) CMS
2 9 (4.46%) Lync
3 8 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.97%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (2.97%) IIS
5 4 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (10.89%) MS Office
2 19 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.98%) assyst
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (33.66%) 3G
2 63 (31.19%) 2G
3 50 (24.75%) DWDM
4 48 (23.76%) WAN
5 47 (23.27%) ATM
6 46 (22.77%) LAN
7 36 (17.82%) Firewall
7 36 (17.82%) RNC
8 33 (16.34%) VPN
9 31 (15.35%) Ethernet
10 27 (13.37%) Wireless
11 26 (12.87%) Radio Access Network
12 25 (12.38%) TCP/IP
13 24 (11.88%) OSPF
14 22 (10.89%) MPLS
14 22 (10.89%) BGP
15 21 (10.40%) Nortel Meridian
16 20 (9.90%) VoIP
16 20 (9.90%) PBX
17 18 (8.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.95%) MS Access
2 7 (3.47%) MySQL
2 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.98%) Ingres
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.98%) MSI
General
1 85 (42.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (2.48%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Front Office
5 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.99%) Local Government
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) Publishing
5 2 (0.99%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (22.77%) Field Engineer
2 36 (17.82%) Network Engineer
3 26 (12.87%) Analyst
4 14 (6.93%) Architect
5 13 (6.44%) Consultant
5 13 (6.44%) Design Engineer
6 12 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.95%) RAN Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Voice Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) Security Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.47%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (3.47%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.97%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.96%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) XML
3 6 (2.97%) J2EE
4 3 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.99%) HTML
5 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.47%) Handset
2 7 (3.47%) PKI
3 5 (2.48%) e-Health
3 5 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.50%) Firmware
5 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.80%) Windows
2 20 (9.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.44%) UNIX
4 9 (4.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.98%) Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) ETL
2 31 (15.35%) ITIL
3 17 (8.42%) Service Management
4 15 (7.43%) Network Design
5 14 (6.93%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.45%) Network Management
7 10 (4.95%) Project Management
8 9 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (3.96%) Test Strategy
9 8 (3.96%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.47%) Change Management
10 7 (3.47%) Information Security
10 7 (3.47%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.47%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.97%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (2.97%) Web Development
11 6 (2.97%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.97%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (2.97%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.92%) SQL
2 9 (4.46%) Perl
3 8 (3.96%) VB
3 8 (3.96%) C#
3 8 (3.96%) Java
4 6 (2.97%) C++
5 3 (1.49%) C
6 2 (0.99%) Ruby
6 2 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.41%) CCNP
4 17 (8.42%) CCNA
5 15 (7.43%) Degree
6 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.97%) MCTS
8 6 (2.97%) MCITP
9 5 (2.48%) CCDP
9 5 (2.48%) CCIE
10 4 (1.98%) MCP
10 4 (1.98%) HND
11 3 (1.49%) CCDA
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.99%) CCIP
12 2 (0.99%) CCSP
13 1 (0.50%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.97%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.48%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.99%) vSphere
5 2 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.99%) UAG
6 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Netcool
2 5 (2.48%) SCCM
3 4 (1.98%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.49%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 84 (41.58%) Cisco
2 70 (34.65%) Nokia
3 68 (33.66%) Ericsson
4 63 (31.19%) Avaya
5 49 (24.26%) NEC
6 46 (22.77%) Huawei
7 34 (16.83%) CheckPoint
8 23 (11.39%) BT
9 21 (10.40%) Juniper
10 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
10 20 (9.90%) Oracle
11 18 (8.91%) Blue Coat
12 17 (8.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 16 (7.92%) McAfee
13 16 (7.92%) VMware
14 13 (6.44%) F5
15 10 (4.95%) NetScout
15 10 (4.95%) HP
15 10 (4.95%) Lotus
16 9 (4.46%) Business Objects
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