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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 112 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -22
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 11 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 1.75% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 3.79% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£283 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £311 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -3.75%
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
1327 1162 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.86% 46.18% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 512 424
Average daily rate £388 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
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 61 33 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.68 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.36% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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
Maidenhead +3 3 £260 -
Slough +1 2 £305 -
Reading -24 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Nokia Solutions and Networks
South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (63.89%) 3G
2 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (55.56%) LTE
4 14 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (36.11%) Ericsson
6 10 (27.78%) VoLTE
7 9 (25.00%) Nokia
7 9 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (19.44%) 2G
9 6 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (16.67%) 4G
10 5 (13.89%) MVNO
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.89%) RNC
10 5 (13.89%) Network Planning
10 5 (13.89%) Cramer
10 5 (13.89%) Amdocs
10 5 (13.89%) ISUP
10 5 (13.89%) UMTS
11 4 (11.11%) GSM
11 4 (11.11%) SDH
11 4 (11.11%) MGW
11 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
12 3 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
12 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
12 3 (8.33%) GGSN
12 3 (8.33%) SGSN
12 3 (8.33%) Replication
12 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (8.33%) Huawei

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) 3G
2 20 (55.56%) LTE
3 14 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (27.78%) VoLTE
5 7 (19.44%) 2G
6 6 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (16.67%) 4G
7 5 (13.89%) MVNO
7 5 (13.89%) RNC
7 5 (13.89%) ISUP
7 5 (13.89%) UMTS
8 4 (11.11%) GSM
8 4 (11.11%) SDH
8 4 (11.11%) MGW
9 3 (8.33%) GGSN
9 3 (8.33%) SGSN
9 3 (8.33%) INAP
9 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.33%) RANAP
9 3 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Test Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Transmission Planner
6 2 (5.56%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Fault Management Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (13.89%) Network Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) WFM
6 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.78%) Product Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
2 1 (2.78%) Netcool
2 1 (2.78%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Ericsson
2 9 (25.00%) Nokia
3 5 (13.89%) Cramer
3 5 (13.89%) Amdocs
4 3 (8.33%) Huawei
5 2 (5.56%) Actix
5 2 (5.56%) Siemens
5 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.78%) NEC
6 1 (2.78%) NetCracker
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.78%) SevOne