The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nokia 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.51% -
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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 Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 341 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.68% 42.52% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 149 156
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 32
Average hourly rate £18.13 £34.53 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.49% +72.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Nokia
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (100.00%) PMP
1 6 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) Business Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (16.67%) HP

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (100.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (100.00%) PMP
1 6 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (16.67%) HP