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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 437 433 433
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Nokia 128 114 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 27
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £279 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.51% -
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
21777 20870 18793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.72% 45.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12707 11662 10148
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 910 1165
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 -4 62 £356 +9.61% 6
South West -2 21 £350 -9.67% 2
London -36 12 £525 +5.00% 3
West Midlands -10 8 £450 +33.33% 3
North West -16 4 £500 -
Nokia
UK

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 104 (37.55%) Cisco
2 102 (36.82%) CheckPoint
3 101 (36.46%) Telecoms
4 99 (35.74%) Firewall
5 93 (33.57%) Ericsson
6 72 (25.99%) LTE
7 69 (24.91%) 3G
8 67 (24.19%) Juniper
8 67 (24.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 62 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
9 62 (22.38%) 2G
10 56 (20.22%) Radio Access Network
11 49 (17.69%) F5
12 43 (15.52%) Blue Coat
13 42 (15.16%) VPN
14 41 (14.80%) ITIL
15 40 (14.44%) 4G
16 39 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (13.72%) OSPF
18 37 (13.36%) BGP
19 35 (12.64%) Huawei
20 34 (12.27%) WAN
20 34 (12.27%) Load Balancing
21 33 (11.91%) CCNP
22 30 (10.83%) Network Management
22 30 (10.83%) NSN NetAct
23 29 (10.47%) Cisco Nexus
23 29 (10.47%) LAN
24 28 (10.11%) Nortel
25 27 (9.75%) BIG-IP

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.36%) CMS
3 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) SaaS
1 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (35.74%) Firewall
2 72 (25.99%) LTE
3 69 (24.91%) 3G
4 62 (22.38%) 2G
5 56 (20.22%) Radio Access Network
6 42 (15.16%) VPN
7 40 (14.44%) 4G
8 39 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (13.72%) OSPF
10 37 (13.36%) BGP
11 34 (12.27%) WAN
12 29 (10.47%) LAN
12 29 (10.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (9.75%) BIG-IP
14 26 (9.39%) Network Security
15 23 (8.30%) VoIP
16 22 (7.94%) Ethernet
16 22 (7.94%) Cisco PIX
16 22 (7.94%) Wireless
16 22 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.44%) MS Access
1 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.72%) OLTP
3 1 (0.36%) dBASE
General
1 101 (36.46%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.66%) Finance
3 19 (6.86%) Back Office
4 7 (2.53%) Electronics
5 4 (1.44%) Legal
5 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.44%) German Language
6 2 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (12.64%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.19%) Design Engineer
3 28 (10.11%) Analyst
4 25 (9.03%) RAN Engineer
5 24 (8.66%) Transmission Engineer
6 19 (6.86%) Field Engineer
7 16 (5.78%) Back Office Engineer
8 14 (5.05%) Network Analyst
9 13 (4.69%) Architect
10 11 (3.97%) RAN Configuration Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Configuration Engineer
11 10 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.25%) Consultant
12 9 (3.25%) IP Engineer
12 9 (3.25%) Voice Engineer
13 8 (2.89%) Network Specialist
14 7 (2.53%) Cisco Analyst
14 7 (2.53%) Network Design Engineer
14 7 (2.53%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.05%) CSS
2 12 (4.33%) Middleware
3 2 (0.72%) Java EE
3 2 (0.72%) JSON
3 2 (0.72%) REST
3 2 (0.72%) SOAP
3 2 (0.72%) Web Services
3 2 (0.72%) XSD
3 2 (0.72%) WSDL
3 2 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.33%) User Experience
2 11 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.97%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.17%) iPhone
4 4 (1.44%) iPad
4 4 (1.44%) IVR
5 2 (0.72%) PMI
5 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.72%) Handset
5 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) NHS
6 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.05%) Linux
2 13 (4.69%) Windows
3 9 (3.25%) UNIX
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.08%) Solaris
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.80%) ITIL
2 34 (12.27%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.83%) Network Management
4 25 (9.03%) Network Planning
5 23 (8.30%) Network Architecture
6 21 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (5.78%) Network Design
7 16 (5.78%) Project Management
8 14 (5.05%) Change Management
9 10 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.25%) Information Security
10 9 (3.25%) Mentoring
11 8 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.89%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.89%) PRINCE2
11 8 (2.89%) PRINCE
12 7 (2.53%) Validation
12 7 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.53%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.78%) SQL
2 15 (5.42%) Perl
3 11 (3.97%) C
4 4 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (11.91%) CCNP
3 27 (9.75%) CCNA
4 20 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 19 (6.86%) CCSA
6 17 (6.14%) CCIE
6 17 (6.14%) CCSE
7 16 (5.78%) Degree
8 14 (5.05%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.69%) CCDP
10 9 (3.25%) CCSP
10 9 (3.25%) HNC
10 9 (3.25%) PMI Certification
11 8 (2.89%) HND
11 8 (2.89%) PMP
12 7 (2.53%) VCP4
13 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.81%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.94%) SLA
2 13 (4.69%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.53%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.81%) NDS
2 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (10.83%) NSN NetAct
2 12 (4.33%) OPNET
3 7 (2.53%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.44%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.08%) Control-M
5 3 (1.08%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.72%) SCCM
6 2 (0.72%) SCOM
6 2 (0.72%) Netcool
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 104 (37.55%) Cisco
2 102 (36.82%) CheckPoint
3 93 (33.57%) Ericsson
4 67 (24.19%) Juniper
4 67 (24.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 49 (17.69%) F5
6 43 (15.52%) Blue Coat
7 35 (12.64%) Huawei
8 28 (10.11%) Nortel
9 26 (9.39%) SolarWinds
10 23 (8.30%) Oracle
10 23 (8.30%) NEC
11 18 (6.50%) HP
12 16 (5.78%) Fortinet
13 15 (5.42%) Riverbed
13 15 (5.42%) Citrix
14 13 (4.69%) TippingPoint
15 12 (4.33%) BMC
16 10 (3.61%) Radware
16 10 (3.61%) Redback
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