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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 71 102 32
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -70
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 55 26 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.01% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 2.10% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £270 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -0.94%
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
1291 1236 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 47.96% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 621 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 16 £400 +48.14% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £315 -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (73.47%) 3G
2 65 (66.33%) LTE
3 56 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 45 (45.92%) 4G
5 43 (43.88%) Radio Access Network
6 41 (41.84%) VoLTE
7 35 (35.71%) Ericsson
8 31 (31.63%) Degree
9 29 (29.59%) Huawei
10 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (25.51%) Nokia
12 22 (22.45%) SGSN
13 20 (20.41%) Validation
14 19 (19.39%) RANAP
15 16 (16.33%) GGSN
16 13 (13.27%) 3GPP
17 12 (12.24%) 2G
18 11 (11.22%) Project Management
18 11 (11.22%) SLA
19 9 (9.18%) DNS
19 9 (9.18%) UNIX
19 9 (9.18%) MGW
19 9 (9.18%) Finance
20 8 (8.16%) Cramer
20 8 (8.16%) Network Architecture
20 8 (8.16%) UMTS
20 8 (8.16%) ISUP
20 8 (8.16%) INAP
21 7 (7.14%) Back Office
21 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 72 (73.47%) 3G
2 65 (66.33%) LTE
3 45 (45.92%) 4G
4 43 (43.88%) Radio Access Network
5 41 (41.84%) VoLTE
6 22 (22.45%) SGSN
7 19 (19.39%) RANAP
8 16 (16.33%) GGSN
9 13 (13.27%) 3GPP
10 12 (12.24%) 2G
11 9 (9.18%) DNS
11 9 (9.18%) MGW
12 8 (8.16%) UMTS
12 8 (8.16%) ISUP
12 8 (8.16%) INAP
13 6 (6.12%) SIGTRAN
14 5 (5.10%) VoIP
14 5 (5.10%) RNC
15 4 (4.08%) LDAP
15 4 (4.08%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 56 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 7 (7.14%) Back Office
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Legal
6 3 (3.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Test Engineer
2 9 (9.18%) RAN Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Designer
4 7 (7.14%) Architect
4 7 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (4.08%) 3G Engineer
6 3 (3.06%) Consultant
6 3 (3.06%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.06%) OSS Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Databuild Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Transmission Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.04%) UMTS Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.04%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.02%) Operations Manager
8 1 (1.02%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.02%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
1 1 (1.02%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Replication
3 3 (3.06%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) UNIX
2 4 (4.08%) VMS
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) Validation
2 11 (11.22%) Project Management
3 8 (8.16%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 7 (7.14%) Coaching
5 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.08%) Migration
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL
6 4 (4.08%) Change Management
6 4 (4.08%) Test Planning
7 3 (3.06%) eTOM
7 3 (3.06%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.04%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.04%) WFM
8 2 (2.04%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) C
2 4 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) HNC
2 3 (3.06%) HND
3 1 (1.02%) CCA
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.06%) Netcool
3 3 (3.06%) OpenView
4 1 (1.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Ericsson
2 29 (29.59%) Huawei
3 25 (25.51%) Nokia
4 8 (8.16%) Cramer
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco
5 6 (6.12%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) Nortel
6 4 (4.08%) Siemens
6 4 (4.08%) Juniper
7 3 (3.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.06%) BMC
7 3 (3.06%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix
7 3 (3.06%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) Amdocs
7 3 (3.06%) ZTE
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) NEC
9 1 (1.02%) Remedy