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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 77 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 43 82 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 3.23% 4.75%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 6.80% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £208 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £257 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £260 £271
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.14%
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
1125 1205 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.69% 47.53% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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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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 -10 17 £310 +24.00% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
Slough - - - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (55.43%) Telecoms
2 49 (53.26%) 3G
3 41 (44.57%) LTE
4 34 (36.96%) SGSN
5 31 (33.70%) GGSN
6 26 (28.26%) Huawei
6 26 (28.26%) 4G
7 25 (27.17%) Ericsson
8 22 (23.91%) Radio Access Network
9 21 (22.83%) VoLTE
9 21 (22.83%) DNS
10 20 (21.74%) Nokia
10 20 (21.74%) Configuration Management
11 18 (19.57%) Problem Management
11 18 (19.57%) Juniper
12 15 (16.30%) UNIX
12 15 (16.30%) MGW
12 15 (16.30%) Change Management
13 14 (15.22%) Fault Management
14 13 (14.13%) Degree
14 13 (14.13%) RANAP
14 13 (14.13%) SS7
15 12 (13.04%) UMTS
15 12 (13.04%) Performance Management
16 11 (11.96%) LDAP
17 10 (10.87%) Cisco
17 10 (10.87%) Network Architecture
17 10 (10.87%) 2G
18 9 (9.78%) Front Office
18 9 (9.78%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Maya
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (53.26%) 3G
2 41 (44.57%) LTE
3 34 (36.96%) SGSN
4 31 (33.70%) GGSN
5 26 (28.26%) 4G
6 22 (23.91%) Radio Access Network
7 21 (22.83%) VoLTE
7 21 (22.83%) DNS
8 15 (16.30%) MGW
9 13 (14.13%) RANAP
9 13 (14.13%) SS7
10 12 (13.04%) UMTS
11 11 (11.96%) LDAP
12 10 (10.87%) 2G
13 8 (8.70%) L2TP
14 7 (7.61%) ATM
14 7 (7.61%) VoIP
15 6 (6.52%) 3GPP
15 6 (6.52%) GSM
15 6 (6.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) MS Access
General
1 51 (55.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.78%) Front Office
2 9 (9.78%) Back Office
3 8 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Databuild Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Network Support
4 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Designer
6 4 (4.35%) CS Core Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.17%) RF Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) UMTS Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Customer Service Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) RF Optimisation Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Radio Engineer
9 1 (1.09%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Web Services
1 1 (1.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.09%) Handset
1 1 (1.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) VMS
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 18 (19.57%) Problem Management
3 15 (16.30%) Change Management
4 14 (15.22%) Fault Management
5 12 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 10 (10.87%) Network Architecture
7 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.52%) Validation
9 3 (3.26%) Migration
9 3 (3.26%) Workflow
10 2 (2.17%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.09%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.09%) Network Management
11 1 (1.09%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.09%) Integration Testing
11 1 (1.09%) Time Management
11 1 (1.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) C
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) HNC
2 2 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (1.09%) CCA
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) NFS
1 2 (2.17%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Huawei
2 25 (27.17%) Ericsson
3 20 (21.74%) Nokia
4 18 (19.57%) Juniper
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco
6 8 (8.70%) Velocent
7 6 (6.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (5.43%) Siemens
9 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.26%) Amdocs
11 2 (2.17%) ZTE
11 2 (2.17%) BT
12 1 (1.09%) NEC
12 1 (1.09%) Remedy
12 1 (1.09%) Actix
12 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
12 1 (1.09%) IBM
12 1 (1.09%) Microsoft