The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia Solutions and Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia Solutions and Networks over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 99 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 17 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 1.96% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 4.10% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Average daily rate
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- £198 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1233 1221 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.02% 47.96% 51.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 557 479
Average daily rate £400 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £184 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -34.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the Berkshire region.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Slough +1 5 - - 1
Reading -10 4 - -
Maidenhead +6 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks.

1 31 (58.49%) LTE
2 30 (56.60%) Ericsson
3 28 (52.83%) 3G
3 28 (52.83%) Radio Access Network
4 27 (50.94%) Telecoms
5 21 (39.62%) 2G
5 21 (39.62%) Nokia
6 16 (30.19%) Cramer
7 13 (24.53%) Amdocs
8 12 (22.64%) 4G
9 11 (20.75%) Huawei
10 10 (18.87%) RNC
10 10 (18.87%) NSN NetAct
11 9 (16.98%) Network Planning
11 9 (16.98%) C
12 7 (13.21%) MGW
12 7 (13.21%) QA
12 7 (13.21%) VoLTE
12 7 (13.21%) UMTS
12 7 (13.21%) Validation
13 6 (11.32%) ISUP
13 6 (11.32%) Wireless
13 6 (11.32%) GSM
14 5 (9.43%) ATM
14 5 (9.43%) SDH
14 5 (9.43%) Test Planning
14 5 (9.43%) Diameter Protocol
15 4 (7.55%) Replication
16 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (5.66%) SS7

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) LTE
2 28 (52.83%) Radio Access Network
2 28 (52.83%) 3G
3 21 (39.62%) 2G
4 12 (22.64%) 4G
5 10 (18.87%) RNC
6 7 (13.21%) VoLTE
6 7 (13.21%) MGW
6 7 (13.21%) UMTS
7 6 (11.32%) GSM
7 6 (11.32%) ISUP
7 6 (11.32%) Wireless
8 5 (9.43%) Diameter Protocol
8 5 (9.43%) ATM
8 5 (9.43%) SDH
9 3 (5.66%) SMS
9 3 (5.66%) 3GPP
9 3 (5.66%) SS7
9 3 (5.66%) VoIP
9 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
General
1 27 (50.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Transmission Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Transmission Planner
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Databuild Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Network Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Network Planning
2 7 (13.21%) Validation
3 5 (9.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.89%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.89%) Logistics
6 1 (1.89%) WFM
6 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.89%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
2 1 (1.89%) HND
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
2 1 (1.89%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Ericsson
2 21 (39.62%) Nokia
3 16 (30.19%) Cramer
4 13 (24.53%) Amdocs
5 11 (20.75%) Huawei
6 3 (5.66%) Remedy
6 3 (5.66%) Siemens
7 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Actix
7 2 (3.77%) Tekelec
8 1 (1.89%) SevOne
8 1 (1.89%) NEC
8 1 (1.89%) NetCracker
8 1 (1.89%) NetHawk
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent