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 31 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 86 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Nokia 33 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.28% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.76% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Average daily rate
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£318 £254 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.12% -34.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £257 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
Reading +1 13 £333 - 1
Slough - 6 £225 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead +1 1 - - 1
Nokia
South East

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 27 (46.55%) 3G
3 24 (41.38%) LTE
3 24 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
4 22 (37.93%) Ericsson
5 15 (25.86%) 2G
6 14 (24.14%) 4G
7 10 (17.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.52%) MGW
8 9 (15.52%) Amdocs
9 8 (13.79%) Firewall
9 8 (13.79%) GSM
9 8 (13.79%) UMTS
9 8 (13.79%) Cisco
9 8 (13.79%) Change Control
10 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
10 7 (12.07%) SS7
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Huawei
10 7 (12.07%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (12.07%) Degree
11 6 (10.34%) NDS
11 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.34%) MS Office
11 6 (10.34%) VoLTE
12 5 (8.62%) ITIL
12 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.62%) 3GPP
12 5 (8.62%) Siemens

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (10.34%) MS Office
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) 3G
2 24 (41.38%) LTE
2 24 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (25.86%) 2G
4 14 (24.14%) 4G
5 9 (15.52%) MGW
6 8 (13.79%) Firewall
6 8 (13.79%) GSM
6 8 (13.79%) UMTS
7 7 (12.07%) SS7
7 7 (12.07%) SIGTRAN
8 6 (10.34%) VoLTE
9 5 (8.62%) RNC
9 5 (8.62%) Network Security
9 5 (8.62%) 3GPP
10 3 (5.17%) ATM
10 3 (5.17%) ISUP
10 3 (5.17%) UTRAN
10 3 (5.17%) VPN
11 2 (3.45%) FWSM
General
1 30 (51.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Databuild Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Radio Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Customer Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) RF Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Change Control
2 7 (12.07%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
4 4 (6.90%) QMS
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (5.17%) Test Planning
5 3 (5.17%) Network Design
5 3 (5.17%) Validation
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.45%) Data Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.45%) Network Management
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.45%) CCDP
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) CCIE
4 2 (3.45%) CCSP
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Netcool
1 2 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Ericsson
2 10 (17.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (15.52%) Amdocs
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco
5 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.07%) Huawei
6 5 (8.62%) Crossbeam
6 5 (8.62%) Siemens
7 4 (6.90%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Juniper
7 4 (6.90%) Remedy
8 3 (5.17%) Cramer
8 3 (5.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.17%) Mapinfo
9 2 (3.45%) Actix
9 2 (3.45%) Radware
9 2 (3.45%) Redback
10 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.72%) Nortel