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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel
Rank 516 441 480
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +39
Contract jobs citing Nortel 71 126 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 20
Average daily rate
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£270 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £229 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -44.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.06%

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
23940 23150 21262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.61% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13687 12610 11157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.12%
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 966 1001 1261
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 £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -58 54 £268 -17.69% 7
South East -34 21 £273 -12.80% 3
North West -18 14 £260 -13.33% 2
London -6 12 £273 -39.10% 1
Scotland +4 8 £313 - 1
Manchester -19 7 £488 +62.50% 2
West Midlands -3 6 £260 -22.96%
Berkshire -12 5 £375 -4.76% 1
Reading -3 2 £400 -15.78%
Glasgow -4 2 - - 1
Wales -9 2 - - 3
Wiltshire -3 1 £268 +12.63%
Birmingham -8 1 £260 -
South West -22 1 £268 +12.63% 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £363 -
Newport - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Nortel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 108 (62.79%) Cisco
2 70 (40.70%) Firewall
3 62 (36.05%) WAN
4 55 (31.98%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (30.81%) Wireless
6 52 (30.23%) CheckPoint
7 50 (29.07%) Avaya
8 48 (27.91%) Telecoms
9 47 (27.33%) Ericsson
10 44 (25.58%) 3G
11 41 (23.84%) 2G
12 40 (23.26%) LAN
12 40 (23.26%) Oracle
13 39 (22.67%) CCNP
14 37 (21.51%) Microsoft
14 37 (21.51%) Juniper
14 37 (21.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 37 (21.51%) Radio Access Network
15 36 (20.93%) MPLS
16 35 (20.35%) UNIX
16 35 (20.35%) LTE
17 34 (19.77%) OSPF
17 34 (19.77%) CCNA
18 32 (18.60%) BGP
18 32 (18.60%) Huawei
19 30 (17.44%) Nokia
20 29 (16.86%) Cisco ASA
21 28 (16.28%) Windows
21 28 (16.28%) Migration
22 27 (15.70%) Configuration Management

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (6.40%) IIS
2 10 (5.81%) Lync
3 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.74%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.58%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.05%) MS Office
3 12 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 70 (40.70%) Firewall
2 62 (36.05%) WAN
3 53 (30.81%) Wireless
4 44 (25.58%) 3G
5 41 (23.84%) 2G
6 40 (23.26%) LAN
7 37 (21.51%) Radio Access Network
8 36 (20.93%) MPLS
9 35 (20.35%) LTE
10 34 (19.77%) OSPF
11 32 (18.60%) BGP
12 29 (16.86%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (15.12%) EIGRP
13 26 (15.12%) 4G
14 23 (13.37%) SAN
15 21 (12.21%) Internet
15 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
15 21 (12.21%) VoIP
16 20 (11.63%) NAS
17 19 (11.05%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.49%) MySQL
5 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.58%) DB2
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.47%) Finance
3 9 (5.23%) Electronics
4 7 (4.07%) Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (26.74%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.63%) RAN Engineer
3 18 (10.47%) Architect
4 12 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (6.98%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Field Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Project Leader
7 9 (5.23%) Technical Project Leader
7 9 (5.23%) Network Support
7 9 (5.23%) Configuration Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.49%) Telephony Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) XML
1 5 (2.91%) WAP
1 5 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.65%) Celerra
2 8 (4.65%) Replication
2 8 (4.65%) Clustering
3 6 (3.49%) IVR
4 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.91%) Streaming Media
4 5 (2.91%) Life Science
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) PKI
6 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.74%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) DTV
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) e-Health
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.35%) UNIX
2 28 (16.28%) Windows
3 20 (11.63%) Linux
4 12 (6.98%) Solaris
5 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.28%) Migration
2 27 (15.70%) Configuration Management
3 25 (14.53%) Change Control
4 22 (12.79%) ITIL
5 19 (11.05%) Performance Management
6 14 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.14%) Network Planning
7 12 (6.98%) Network Design
8 11 (6.40%) ETL
8 11 (6.40%) Fault Management
8 11 (6.40%) Network Management
9 10 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (4.65%) WFM
11 8 (4.65%) Resource Management
11 8 (4.65%) Change Management
11 8 (4.65%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.49%) Service Management
12 6 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.53%) SQL
2 23 (13.37%) Perl
3 10 (5.81%) C#
3 10 (5.81%) C++
4 5 (2.91%) Java
5 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (31.98%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (22.67%) CCNP
3 34 (19.77%) CCNA
4 21 (12.21%) VCP4
5 19 (11.05%) CCIE
6 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.88%) Degree
6 17 (9.88%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.65%) CCSE
7 8 (4.65%) CCSP
7 8 (4.65%) CCIP
8 7 (4.07%) HNC
8 7 (4.07%) HND
9 6 (3.49%) CCVP
10 5 (2.91%) CCSA
11 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.16%) MCP
12 2 (1.16%) MCTS
12 2 (1.16%) MCITP
12 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) Terminal Services
2 8 (4.65%) VMware ESX
2 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.65%) XenApp
2 8 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.07%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) NSN NetAct
2 11 (6.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.91%) OpenView
4 5 (2.91%) Netcool
5 4 (2.33%) Control-M
5 4 (2.33%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.74%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.16%) NetCrunch
7 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (62.79%) Cisco
2 52 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 50 (29.07%) Avaya
4 47 (27.33%) Ericsson
5 40 (23.26%) Oracle
6 37 (21.51%) Microsoft
6 37 (21.51%) Juniper
6 37 (21.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 32 (18.60%) Huawei
8 30 (17.44%) Nokia
9 22 (12.79%) F5
10 21 (12.21%) SolarWinds
11 18 (10.47%) VMware
12 15 (8.72%) Blue Coat
13 14 (8.14%) HP
14 13 (7.56%) Citrix
15 11 (6.40%) EMC
16 9 (5.23%) BT
17 8 (4.65%) Radware
17 8 (4.65%) Verint
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