The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 480 451 309
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -142
Contract jobs citing Nokia 86 88 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.40% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 90
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£391 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Nokia
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Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in England

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in England

Nokia
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram in England

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in England

Nokia
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
South East +1 44 £383 +2.00% 6
London +18 18 £413 +6.45% 5
East of England -18 5 £118 - 1
South West -24 5 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nokia
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Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 76 (46.91%) Firewall
2 70 (43.21%) Telecoms
3 69 (42.59%) Cisco
4 63 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 49 (30.25%) 3G
6 44 (27.16%) VPN
7 43 (26.54%) LTE
8 40 (24.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 39 (24.07%) Ericsson
9 39 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (23.46%) Juniper
11 33 (20.37%) Huawei
12 32 (19.75%) Load Balancing
13 30 (18.52%) 2G
14 29 (17.90%) Blue Coat
14 29 (17.90%) VoIP
15 28 (17.28%) MPLS
15 28 (17.28%) Radio Access Network
16 27 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (16.67%) OSPF
17 26 (16.05%) F5
18 24 (14.81%) BGP
19 23 (14.20%) CCIE
19 23 (14.20%) LAN
19 23 (14.20%) Windows
19 23 (14.20%) Finance
20 22 (13.58%) IPsec
20 22 (13.58%) Network Security
21 21 (12.96%) ATM
21 21 (12.96%) WAN

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.23%) InDesign
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 76 (46.91%) Firewall
2 49 (30.25%) 3G
3 44 (27.16%) VPN
4 43 (26.54%) LTE
5 30 (18.52%) 2G
6 29 (17.90%) VoIP
7 28 (17.28%) MPLS
7 28 (17.28%) Radio Access Network
8 27 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (16.67%) OSPF
9 24 (14.81%) BGP
10 23 (14.20%) LAN
11 22 (13.58%) IPsec
11 22 (13.58%) Network Security
12 21 (12.96%) ATM
12 21 (12.96%) WAN
13 20 (12.35%) Ethernet
14 19 (11.73%) SSL
14 19 (11.73%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (8.64%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) Ingres
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) JUnit
1 1 (0.62%) JMeter
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 70 (43.21%) Telecoms
2 23 (14.20%) Finance
3 10 (6.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.23%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (14.20%) Design Engineer
2 22 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 15 (9.26%) Consultant
4 11 (6.79%) Network Consultant
4 11 (6.79%) IP Engineer
5 10 (6.17%) Databuild Engineer
5 10 (6.17%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 10 (6.17%) Transmission Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Field Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.47%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) CSS
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
2 4 (2.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) Xerces
3 1 (0.62%) Xalan
3 1 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.62%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.70%) Statistics
3 4 (2.47%) PKI
4 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) iPhone
6 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) AVVID
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.20%) Windows
2 15 (9.26%) UNIX
3 12 (7.41%) Linux
4 10 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) AIX
9 1 (0.62%) VMS
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) Debian
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.62%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) Load Balancing
2 20 (12.35%) Network Management
3 19 (11.73%) Service Delivery
4 18 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 15 (9.26%) Project Management
6 12 (7.41%) ITIL
7 11 (6.79%) Network Planning
8 10 (6.17%) Migration
8 10 (6.17%) Network Design
9 9 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (4.94%) Validation
11 7 (4.32%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.09%) Change Management
13 5 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (2.47%) Information Security
14 4 (2.47%) ETL
14 4 (2.47%) Identity Management
14 4 (2.47%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) C
2 7 (4.32%) SQL
3 5 (3.09%) C++
3 5 (3.09%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
4 1 (0.62%) PHP
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) VBScript
4 1 (0.62%) Python
4 1 (0.62%) Lisp
4 1 (0.62%) Ruby
4 1 (0.62%) Korn
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.62%) C-shell
4 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (14.20%) CCIE
3 15 (9.26%) CCNP
4 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.02%) Degree
5 13 (8.02%) CISSP
6 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 11 (6.79%) CCNA
8 9 (5.56%) CCDP
9 7 (4.32%) CCSP
9 7 (4.32%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.47%) MOS
11 3 (1.85%) CCSE
11 3 (1.85%) CCSA
11 3 (1.85%) CCDA
12 2 (1.23%) MCP
12 2 (1.23%) MCSE
12 2 (1.23%) MCSA
12 2 (1.23%) CCVP
12 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) SLA
2 6 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.85%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) ProxySG
2 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.32%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) qmail
5 1 (0.62%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.62%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.62%) KVM
5 1 (0.62%) Snort
5 1 (0.62%) Squid
5 1 (0.62%) Xen
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (3.70%) OpenView
2 6 (3.70%) DameWare
2 6 (3.70%) OVSD
3 4 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.23%) OPNET
5 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.62%) Nessus
5 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (42.59%) Cisco
2 63 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 40 (24.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 39 (24.07%) Ericsson
5 38 (23.46%) Juniper
6 33 (20.37%) Huawei
7 29 (17.90%) Blue Coat
8 26 (16.05%) F5
9 20 (12.35%) Nortel
10 19 (11.73%) Redback
11 18 (11.11%) Radware
12 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
13 13 (8.02%) HP
14 11 (6.79%) Citrix
14 11 (6.79%) NEC
15 9 (5.56%) BT
16 8 (4.94%) Siemens
16 8 (4.94%) IBM
17 7 (4.32%) Oracle
18 6 (3.70%) Clearswift
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