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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 110 81 49
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 16 43 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 1.78% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 3.92% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £282 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £342 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +22.54%
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
1321 1096 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.06% 45.27% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 497 449
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Maidenhead +5 3 £260 -25.71%
Reading -21 3 £325 +4.83%
Slough - 3 £305 -
Newbury -13 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (70.59%) 3G
2 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 15 (44.12%) LTE
4 13 (38.24%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (38.24%) Ericsson
5 9 (26.47%) 2G
6 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
7 7 (20.59%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (20.59%) Validation
7 7 (20.59%) Nokia
8 6 (17.65%) Huawei
9 5 (14.71%) MVNO
9 5 (14.71%) 4G
9 5 (14.71%) Amdocs
9 5 (14.71%) Cramer
10 4 (11.76%) SS7
10 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 4 (11.76%) DNS
10 4 (11.76%) GGSN
10 4 (11.76%) SGSN
11 3 (8.82%) RANAP
11 3 (8.82%) RNC
11 3 (8.82%) SIGTRAN
11 3 (8.82%) NSN NetAct
11 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.82%) SMS
11 3 (8.82%) L2TP
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) ISUP
11 3 (8.82%) INAP

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) 3G
2 15 (44.12%) LTE
3 13 (38.24%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (26.47%) 2G
5 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
6 7 (20.59%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (14.71%) 4G
7 5 (14.71%) MVNO
8 4 (11.76%) DNS
8 4 (11.76%) GGSN
8 4 (11.76%) SGSN
8 4 (11.76%) SS7
9 3 (8.82%) ISUP
9 3 (8.82%) INAP
9 3 (8.82%) L2TP
9 3 (8.82%) SMS
9 3 (8.82%) RANAP
9 3 (8.82%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (8.82%) RNC
10 2 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Test Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) RAN Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Fault Management Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) OSS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Validation
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.94%) Product Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) HNC
1 1 (2.94%) HND
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
3 1 (2.94%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Ericsson
2 7 (20.59%) Nokia
3 6 (17.65%) Huawei
4 5 (14.71%) Cramer
4 5 (14.71%) Amdocs
5 2 (5.88%) ComArch
5 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) NEC
6 1 (2.94%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.94%) NetCracker
6 1 (2.94%) SevOne
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