The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 209 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Nokia 6 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.079% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.18% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 22
Average daily rate £425 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.67 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-13.01% -38.82%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2923 2817 3314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.11% 44.64% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1989 2230
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Nokia
London

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (54.17%) 3G
2 13 (54.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
3 7 (29.17%) 2G
3 7 (29.17%) RNC
4 6 (25.00%) LTE
4 6 (25.00%) UMTS
4 6 (25.00%) 4G
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.33%) SSL
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) Nortel
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) 3G
2 7 (29.17%) 2G
2 7 (29.17%) RNC
3 6 (25.00%) LTE
3 6 (25.00%) UMTS
3 6 (25.00%) 4G
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) ATM
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DWDM
6 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) RF Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
1 1 (4.17%) CORBA
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.17%) wxWidgets
1 1 (4.17%) Xerces
1 1 (4.17%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) SUSE
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.17%) BDD
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Lisp
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) C-shell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
2 1 (4.17%) CCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCSA
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.17%) Snort
1 1 (4.17%) Squid
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (4.17%) OpenSSH
1 1 (4.17%) qmail
1 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) DameWare
1 1 (4.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
3 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Nortel
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Symbian
6 2 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Akamai
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase
7 1 (4.17%) JBoss
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Siemens
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas