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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 78 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 43 99 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 3.86% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 7.77% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £238 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £328 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1112 1274 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.37% 49.65% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 511 559
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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
Reading -14 16 £355 +39.21% 5
Maidenhead - 2 £350 - 1
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 54 (70.13%) 3G
2 47 (61.04%) Telecoms
3 44 (57.14%) LTE
4 27 (35.06%) 4G
5 25 (32.47%) Huawei
6 24 (31.17%) VoLTE
7 23 (29.87%) SGSN
7 23 (29.87%) Ericsson
8 20 (25.97%) GGSN
8 20 (25.97%) Nokia
8 20 (25.97%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (23.38%) Degree
10 16 (20.78%) UNIX
11 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.88%) RANAP
13 10 (12.99%) Network Architecture
13 10 (12.99%) UMTS
13 10 (12.99%) DNS
14 9 (11.69%) Juniper
14 9 (11.69%) 2G
14 9 (11.69%) Validation
15 8 (10.39%) Cisco
16 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
16 7 (9.09%) SS7
16 7 (9.09%) ISUP
16 7 (9.09%) INAP
16 7 (9.09%) SLA
16 7 (9.09%) C
16 7 (9.09%) MGW
16 7 (9.09%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 54 (70.13%) 3G
2 44 (57.14%) LTE
3 27 (35.06%) 4G
4 24 (31.17%) VoLTE
5 23 (29.87%) SGSN
6 20 (25.97%) GGSN
6 20 (25.97%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (16.88%) RANAP
8 10 (12.99%) UMTS
8 10 (12.99%) DNS
9 9 (11.69%) 2G
10 7 (9.09%) SS7
10 7 (9.09%) ISUP
10 7 (9.09%) INAP
10 7 (9.09%) MGW
11 6 (7.79%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (7.79%) 3GPP
12 5 (6.49%) VoIP
12 5 (6.49%) LDAP
12 5 (6.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MS Access
General
1 47 (61.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Back Office
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Front Office
4 3 (3.90%) Finance
5 2 (2.60%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Databuild Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) RAN Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Designer
6 3 (3.90%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Project Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) 3G Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) OSS Architect
7 2 (2.60%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) UMTS Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Customer Service Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) RF Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Network Support
7 2 (2.60%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) Data Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
1 1 (1.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) Handset
2 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) VMS
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Network Architecture
2 9 (11.69%) Validation
3 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.79%) Project Management
4 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Coaching
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 3 (3.90%) Workflow
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
8 2 (2.60%) eTOM
8 2 (2.60%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.60%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.60%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.30%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.30%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) HNC
2 2 (2.60%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) CCA
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) NDS
2 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView
2 2 (2.60%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.30%) Netcool
3 1 (1.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Huawei
2 23 (29.87%) Ericsson
3 20 (25.97%) Nokia
4 9 (11.69%) Juniper
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco
6 5 (6.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (6.49%) Siemens
6 5 (6.49%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.90%) ZTE
7 3 (3.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) BMC
8 2 (2.60%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Velocent
9 1 (1.30%) NEC
9 1 (1.30%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.30%) Actix
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo