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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 466 457 333
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -124
Contract jobs citing Nokia 109 103 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.45% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 77
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Nokia
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
23192 22746 24950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.11% 46.64% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13297 12926 13098
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1015 1045 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 59 £360 -5.57% 6
West Midlands -5 15 £295 -10.60%
London -13 12 £375 +8.69% 4
North West -1 6 £400 - 2
South West -27 6 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £275 -21.42%
East of England -25 4 £120 -68.00%
East Midlands - - - -
Nokia
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Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (51.98%) Firewall
2 84 (47.46%) Cisco
3 80 (45.20%) CheckPoint
4 64 (36.16%) Telecoms
5 58 (32.77%) VPN
6 53 (29.94%) LTE
7 49 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (24.29%) Juniper
8 43 (24.29%) 3G
9 39 (22.03%) Ericsson
9 39 (22.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 38 (21.47%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (20.90%) Huawei
11 37 (20.90%) Load Balancing
12 32 (18.08%) MPLS
12 32 (18.08%) Blue Coat
13 31 (17.51%) OSPF
14 30 (16.95%) VoIP
15 29 (16.38%) Network Security
15 29 (16.38%) F5
15 29 (16.38%) Radio Access Network
16 28 (15.82%) 2G
16 28 (15.82%) BGP
17 26 (14.69%) IPsec
17 26 (14.69%) LAN
18 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
18 25 (14.12%) CCIE
18 25 (14.12%) Finance
18 25 (14.12%) Network Management
19 24 (13.56%) WAN

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.39%) IIS
3 4 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.56%) TorqueBox
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.13%) InDesign
4 2 (1.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 92 (51.98%) Firewall
2 58 (32.77%) VPN
3 53 (29.94%) LTE
4 43 (24.29%) 3G
5 38 (21.47%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (18.08%) MPLS
7 31 (17.51%) OSPF
8 30 (16.95%) VoIP
9 29 (16.38%) Network Security
9 29 (16.38%) Radio Access Network
10 28 (15.82%) 2G
10 28 (15.82%) BGP
11 26 (14.69%) LAN
11 26 (14.69%) IPsec
12 24 (13.56%) WAN
12 24 (13.56%) Ethernet
13 23 (12.99%) SSL
14 22 (12.43%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (12.43%) 4G
15 17 (9.60%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) Ingres
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) JUnit
1 1 (0.56%) JMeter
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 64 (36.16%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.12%) Finance
3 14 (7.91%) Back Office
4 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.13%) Law
4 2 (1.13%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (16.95%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.25%) Design Engineer
3 13 (7.34%) Consultant
3 13 (7.34%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (7.34%) IP Engineer
4 10 (5.65%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 10 (5.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (5.65%) Security Engineer
5 9 (5.08%) Architect
5 9 (5.08%) Network Consultant
6 8 (4.52%) RF Engineer
6 8 (4.52%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) RAN Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Databuild Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.65%) CSS
2 4 (2.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.26%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Xerces
3 1 (0.56%) Xalan
3 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.56%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.39%) Statistics
4 4 (2.26%) PKI
4 4 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.26%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.69%) CESG
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.13%) PMI
6 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.56%) e-Health
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) AVVID
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Windows
2 15 (8.47%) UNIX
3 12 (6.78%) Linux
4 11 (6.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.39%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.13%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.56%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) Load Balancing
2 25 (14.12%) Network Management
3 23 (12.99%) Network Architecture
4 20 (11.30%) ITIL
5 18 (10.17%) Project Management
6 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.34%) Network Design
8 11 (6.21%) Network Planning
9 10 (5.65%) Validation
9 10 (5.65%) Migration
10 9 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.95%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (3.39%) Change Management
13 5 (2.82%) ITSM
13 5 (2.82%) Information Security
13 5 (2.82%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.82%) Project Planning
13 5 (2.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.95%) SQL
2 6 (3.39%) C
3 5 (2.82%) C++
3 5 (2.82%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) VBScript
4 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) C-shell
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) Lisp
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
5 1 (0.56%) Korn
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (14.12%) CCIE
3 17 (9.60%) CCNP
3 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.04%) CCNA
5 14 (7.91%) Degree
5 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.34%) CISSP
7 9 (5.08%) CCDP
8 7 (3.95%) CCSP
8 7 (3.95%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (2.26%) CCDA
9 4 (2.26%) CCSE
9 4 (2.26%) MOS
10 3 (1.69%) CCSA
10 3 (1.69%) CCVP
11 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.13%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.13%) PMP
11 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) SLA
2 6 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.26%) QA
4 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.73%) ProxySG
2 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.08%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) qmail
5 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.56%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) Snort
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (3.39%) OVSD
2 6 (3.39%) OpenView
2 6 (3.39%) DameWare
3 5 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.26%) OPNET
5 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.69%) SCOM
6 2 (1.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.56%) Nessus
7 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 84 (47.46%) Cisco
2 80 (45.20%) CheckPoint
3 43 (24.29%) Juniper
4 39 (22.03%) Ericsson
4 39 (22.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 37 (20.90%) Huawei
6 32 (18.08%) Blue Coat
7 29 (16.38%) F5
8 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
9 21 (11.86%) Redback
10 20 (11.30%) Radware
11 16 (9.04%) Nortel
12 15 (8.47%) HP
13 13 (7.34%) Citrix
13 13 (7.34%) NEC
14 11 (6.21%) BT
15 8 (4.52%) Fortinet
16 7 (3.95%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.95%) Avaya
16 7 (3.95%) IBM
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