The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 134 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Nokia 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £273
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.66% -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Huawei
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Business Development
5 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
5 4 (30.77%) LTE
5 4 (30.77%) 2G
5 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (30.77%) PMP
5 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (30.77%) 3G
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (30.77%) 4G
5 4 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) HP

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) 2G
2 4 (30.77%) 3G
2 4 (30.77%) LTE
2 4 (30.77%) 4G
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Business Development
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
1 7 (53.85%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) Huawei
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
7 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) VMware