The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Nortel products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nortel over the 3 months to 24 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel
Rank 116 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Nortel 2 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.051% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.11% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£320 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1191 914 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.54% 46.47% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 390 471
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 70 81
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Nortel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nortel across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nortel Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Nortel
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nortel across the West Midlands region.

Nortel Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nortel
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nortel across the West Midlands region.

Nortel Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nortel
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nortel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Birmingham - 2 £320 -
Coventry - - - -
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Nortel
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) BT
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) Verint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (14.29%) Cramer
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Nortel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (57.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Nortel Meridian
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) BT
2 4 (57.14%) Verint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Cramer