The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 112 105 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -79
Contract jobs citing Nokia 19 14 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.57% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.19% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 23
Average daily rate £325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £372 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.67 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-13.01% -38.82%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1457 1179 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.71% 48.10% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 441 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.11 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Nokia
South East

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 7 £300 -23.07% 5
Nokia
South East

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 20 (50.00%) 3G
3 16 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (30.00%) LTE
4 12 (30.00%) MGW
5 11 (27.50%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (25.00%) SS7
6 10 (25.00%) ATM
7 9 (22.50%) Siemens
7 9 (22.50%) Firewall
8 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco
9 7 (17.50%) UNIX
9 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
9 7 (17.50%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.00%) HP
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (12.50%) DNS
11 5 (12.50%) OSPF
11 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.50%) INAP
11 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
12 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.00%) VoLTE
12 4 (10.00%) QA
12 4 (10.00%) Migration

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) 3G
2 12 (30.00%) LTE
2 12 (30.00%) MGW
3 11 (27.50%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (25.00%) SS7
4 10 (25.00%) ATM
5 9 (22.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (12.50%) INAP
7 5 (12.50%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) DNS
8 4 (10.00%) VoIP
8 4 (10.00%) DHCP
8 4 (10.00%) L2TP
8 4 (10.00%) VoLTE
9 3 (7.50%) MVNO
9 3 (7.50%) RANAP
9 3 (7.50%) ISUP
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JMeter
1 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
General
1 25 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Databuild Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Tester
4 2 (5.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) CS Core Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Tester
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Change Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.00%) Handset
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Network Design
3 2 (5.00%) Workflow
3 2 (5.00%) B2B
3 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.00%) Test Management
3 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Validation
4 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCSA
5 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCDE
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (22.50%) Siemens
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.50%) Nortel
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 3 (7.50%) Brocade
7 3 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.00%) Velocent
8 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) Apple
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) Symbian