The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia 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 over the 3 months to 30 September 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 95 94 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -58
Contract jobs citing Nokia 31 38 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.45% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.87% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £266 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%
Nokia
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
1117 1322 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.61% 50.30% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 544 558
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 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia across the Berkshire region.

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Nokia
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the Berkshire region.

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Nokia
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +22 12 £360 +35.84% 4
Slough - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Nokia
South East

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Nokia 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.

1 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 24 (42.86%) Firewall
3 21 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 20 (35.71%) 3G
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco
5 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
6 17 (30.36%) LTE
7 16 (28.57%) Juniper
8 15 (26.79%) VPN
9 14 (25.00%) VoIP
9 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
10 13 (23.21%) IPsec
10 13 (23.21%) Redback
11 12 (21.43%) Huawei
11 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 12 (21.43%) MPLS
11 12 (21.43%) Radware
11 12 (21.43%) CCIE
12 11 (19.64%) OSPF
13 10 (17.86%) Ericsson
13 10 (17.86%) Degree
14 9 (16.07%) SIGTRAN
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (16.07%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (16.07%) 4G
15 8 (14.29%) Network Management
15 8 (14.29%) FWSM
15 8 (14.29%) VoLTE

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Nokia 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) 3G
3 17 (30.36%) LTE
4 15 (26.79%) VPN
5 14 (25.00%) VoIP
5 14 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (23.21%) IPsec
7 12 (21.43%) MPLS
8 11 (19.64%) OSPF
9 9 (16.07%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (16.07%) 4G
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (14.29%) FWSM
10 8 (14.29%) VoLTE
10 8 (14.29%) BGP
10 8 (14.29%) INAP
10 8 (14.29%) UMTS
11 7 (12.50%) SNMP
11 7 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Design Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Databuild Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Security Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Customer Service Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) 3G Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.07%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (14.29%) Network Management
3 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Information Security
8 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Security
8 2 (3.57%) Security Management
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) Validation
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) C
2 2 (3.57%) C++
2 2 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) CCIE
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) CISSP
5 6 (10.71%) CCSP
5 6 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (10.71%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) CCA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDE
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
4 16 (28.57%) Juniper
5 13 (23.21%) Redback
6 12 (21.43%) Huawei
6 12 (21.43%) Radware
7 10 (17.86%) Ericsson
8 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.93%) Citrix
9 5 (8.93%) Siemens
10 4 (7.14%) Nortel
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle
11 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.79%) HP
12 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (1.79%) McAfee
12 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.79%) F5