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 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 90 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Nokia 35 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.48% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 3.24% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £396 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
1351 1111 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.21% 45.78% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 502 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
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 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 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
Reading -7 18 £333 -7.63%
Slough - 6 £237 -
Newbury -11 2 £413 +60.29%
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Nokia
South East

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (50.88%) Telecoms
2 24 (42.11%) Ericsson
3 23 (40.35%) 3G
3 23 (40.35%) Radio Access Network
4 17 (29.82%) LTE
5 16 (28.07%) 2G
6 13 (22.81%) Amdocs
6 13 (22.81%) Change Control
7 11 (19.30%) Huawei
8 10 (17.54%) 4G
8 10 (17.54%) MS Office
8 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco
9 8 (14.04%) SS7
9 8 (14.04%) Project Management
9 8 (14.04%) Remedy
9 8 (14.04%) Firewall
9 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.04%) MGW
9 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (12.28%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (12.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
10 7 (12.28%) GSM
10 7 (12.28%) UMTS
11 6 (10.53%) NDS
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.53%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) 3G
1 23 (40.35%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (29.82%) LTE
3 16 (28.07%) 2G
4 10 (17.54%) 4G
5 8 (14.04%) MGW
5 8 (14.04%) Firewall
5 8 (14.04%) SS7
6 7 (12.28%) SIGTRAN
6 7 (12.28%) GSM
6 7 (12.28%) UMTS
7 6 (10.53%) Network Security
8 5 (8.77%) RNC
9 3 (5.26%) 3GPP
9 3 (5.26%) ATM
9 3 (5.26%) UTRAN
10 2 (3.51%) GPRS
10 2 (3.51%) VoLTE
10 2 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (1.75%) FWSM
General
1 29 (50.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Databuild Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Planning Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) RF Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Solaris
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Change Control
2 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.04%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Workflow
3 6 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (10.53%) Business Development
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) QMS
4 5 (8.77%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.51%) Data Management
5 2 (3.51%) Network Design
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Validation
6 1 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.53%) PMP
2 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) CCSP
6 1 (1.75%) CCDP
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Netcool
1 2 (3.51%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Ericsson
2 13 (22.81%) Amdocs
3 11 (19.30%) Huawei
4 8 (14.04%) Remedy
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (10.53%) Crossbeam
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Juniper
8 3 (5.26%) Cramer
9 2 (3.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.51%) Siemens
10 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.75%) Nortel
10 1 (1.75%) Radware
10 1 (1.75%) Redback
10 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat