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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 98 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 15 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.36% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 2.73% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
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£260 £289 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.95% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +8.03%
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
1244 1208 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.90% 49.61% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 537 463
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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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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 +7 5 - -
Maidenhead +6 3 £260 -
Reading -5 3 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (61.36%) Telecoms
2 26 (59.09%) 3G
3 24 (54.55%) LTE
4 21 (47.73%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (40.91%) Ericsson
6 14 (31.82%) Nokia
7 12 (27.27%) 2G
8 9 (20.45%) Validation
8 9 (20.45%) Cramer
9 8 (18.18%) Amdocs
9 8 (18.18%) 4G
9 8 (18.18%) VoLTE
10 6 (13.64%) Network Planning
10 6 (13.64%) RNC
10 6 (13.64%) ISUP
10 6 (13.64%) UMTS
10 6 (13.64%) Huawei
10 6 (13.64%) MGW
10 6 (13.64%) NSN NetAct
10 6 (13.64%) Diameter Protocol
11 5 (11.36%) GSM
11 5 (11.36%) C
11 5 (11.36%) Wireless
12 4 (9.09%) ATM
12 4 (9.09%) SDH
12 4 (9.09%) QA
12 4 (9.09%) GGSN
12 4 (9.09%) SGSN
12 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.09%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) 3G
2 24 (54.55%) LTE
3 21 (47.73%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (27.27%) 2G
5 8 (18.18%) 4G
5 8 (18.18%) VoLTE
6 6 (13.64%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (13.64%) MGW
6 6 (13.64%) RNC
6 6 (13.64%) ISUP
6 6 (13.64%) UMTS
7 5 (11.36%) GSM
7 5 (11.36%) Wireless
8 4 (9.09%) MVNO
8 4 (9.09%) GGSN
8 4 (9.09%) SGSN
8 4 (9.09%) ATM
8 4 (9.09%) SDH
9 3 (6.82%) SMS
9 3 (6.82%) 3GPP
General
1 27 (61.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Test Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Transmission Planner
6 2 (4.55%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Validation
2 6 (13.64%) Network Planning
3 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) Logistics
6 1 (2.27%) WFM
6 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Product Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) HNC
2 1 (2.27%) HND
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
2 1 (2.27%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Ericsson
2 14 (31.82%) Nokia
3 9 (20.45%) Cramer
4 8 (18.18%) Amdocs
5 6 (13.64%) Huawei
6 3 (6.82%) Siemens
7 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.55%) Actix
8 1 (2.27%) SevOne
8 1 (2.27%) Tekelec
8 1 (2.27%) NetCracker
8 1 (2.27%) NetHawk
8 1 (2.27%) NEC
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent