The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 448 433 327
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -106
Contract jobs citing Nokia 136 121 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.55% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 69
Average daily rate
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£360 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £285 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23867 22000 24162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.23% 46.34% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13903 12730 12711
Average daily rate £399 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1118 1001 1270
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +15 65 £360 +8.67% 10
West Midlands -3 31 £295 -9.57% 2
London -12 15 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -3 8 £375 -
South West -22 7 £263 -25.00%
Yorkshire +4 5 £275 -
East of England -29 3 £126 -66.33%
East Midlands - - - -
Nokia
UK

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 110 (51.16%) Firewall
2 101 (46.98%) CheckPoint
3 100 (46.51%) Cisco
4 81 (37.67%) Telecoms
5 67 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (29.30%) VPN
7 60 (27.91%) LTE
8 55 (25.58%) Juniper
9 48 (22.33%) Load Balancing
10 47 (21.86%) 3G
11 46 (21.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 43 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (19.53%) OSPF
13 42 (19.53%) BGP
13 42 (19.53%) Ericsson
14 41 (19.07%) Huawei
14 41 (19.07%) F5
15 38 (17.67%) MPLS
16 36 (16.74%) Network Management
16 36 (16.74%) Network Security
17 35 (16.28%) Network Architecture
18 34 (15.81%) Blue Coat
19 33 (15.35%) 2G
19 33 (15.35%) VoIP
20 31 (14.42%) ITIL
20 31 (14.42%) Radio Access Network
21 30 (13.95%) Finance
22 29 (13.49%) IPsec
22 29 (13.49%) CCIE
23 28 (13.02%) CCNA

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (4.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.79%) IIS
3 4 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.93%) InDesign
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 110 (51.16%) Firewall
2 63 (29.30%) VPN
3 60 (27.91%) LTE
4 47 (21.86%) 3G
5 43 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (19.53%) OSPF
6 42 (19.53%) BGP
7 38 (17.67%) MPLS
8 36 (16.74%) Network Security
9 33 (15.35%) 2G
9 33 (15.35%) VoIP
10 31 (14.42%) Radio Access Network
11 29 (13.49%) IPsec
12 28 (13.02%) WAN
13 27 (12.56%) LAN
13 27 (12.56%) 4G
13 27 (12.56%) Cisco PIX
14 26 (12.09%) Ethernet
15 23 (10.70%) BIG-IP
16 22 (10.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.47%) Ingres
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
General
1 81 (37.67%) Telecoms
2 30 (13.95%) Finance
3 20 (9.30%) Back Office
4 4 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.07%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.74%) Design Engineer
3 17 (7.91%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (6.98%) IP Engineer
5 14 (6.51%) Consultant
6 11 (5.12%) Security Engineer
6 11 (5.12%) Network Consultant
6 11 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Architect
7 10 (4.65%) RF Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Network Specialist
8 9 (4.19%) Analyst
8 9 (4.19%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Back Office Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.72%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.37%) CSS
2 8 (3.72%) Middleware
3 4 (1.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.58%) User Experience
2 11 (5.12%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.12%) Visualisation
3 10 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.79%) Statistics
6 4 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.86%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.86%) PKI
7 3 (1.40%) CESG
7 3 (1.40%) PMI
7 3 (1.40%) iPad
7 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.47%) AVVID
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.77%) Windows
2 14 (6.51%) UNIX
3 11 (5.12%) Windows XP
3 11 (5.12%) Linux
4 6 (2.79%) Windows 2000
5 5 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.33%) Load Balancing
2 36 (16.74%) Network Management
3 35 (16.28%) Network Architecture
4 31 (14.42%) ITIL
5 19 (8.84%) Project Management
6 18 (8.37%) Service Delivery
6 18 (8.37%) Network Design
7 15 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.58%) Network Planning
9 11 (5.12%) Validation
10 9 (4.19%) Migration
10 9 (4.19%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.26%) Change Management
11 7 (3.26%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.79%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (2.79%) Information Security
13 5 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.26%) C
1 7 (3.26%) SQL
2 4 (1.86%) C++
2 4 (1.86%) Java
3 3 (1.40%) VBScript
3 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (13.49%) CCIE
3 28 (13.02%) CCNA
4 26 (12.09%) CCNP
5 19 (8.84%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.44%) SC Cleared
7 15 (6.98%) Degree
8 14 (6.51%) CCDP
9 13 (6.05%) CISSP
10 9 (4.19%) CCSP
11 8 (3.72%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.33%) CCSE
12 5 (2.33%) CCDA
13 4 (1.86%) CCSA
13 4 (1.86%) CCVP
13 4 (1.86%) MOS
14 3 (1.40%) PMP
14 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) SLA
2 7 (3.26%) QA
3 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (8.37%) ProxySG
2 16 (7.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.19%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) OPNET
2 6 (2.79%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (2.79%) OpenView
2 6 (2.79%) DameWare
2 6 (2.79%) OVSD
3 5 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.86%) SCOM
5 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 101 (46.98%) CheckPoint
2 100 (46.51%) Cisco
3 55 (25.58%) Juniper
4 46 (21.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 42 (19.53%) Ericsson
6 41 (19.07%) Huawei
6 41 (19.07%) F5
7 34 (15.81%) Blue Coat
8 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
9 23 (10.70%) Redback
10 22 (10.23%) Radware
11 18 (8.37%) HP
12 17 (7.91%) NEC
12 17 (7.91%) SolarWinds
13 15 (6.98%) Nortel
13 15 (6.98%) Fortinet
14 13 (6.05%) Citrix
15 12 (5.58%) Riverbed
15 12 (5.58%) BMC
15 12 (5.58%) BT
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