The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 100 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Nokia 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.88% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
790 566 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.13% 42.49% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 331 251
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 53
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wyse
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) RNC
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (25.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) RNC
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Wyse
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (25.00%) F5