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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 134 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Nokia 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.072% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £335 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +24.07%
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
1457 1212 1493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.36% 43.49% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 585 705
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 98 92
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% +18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Huawei
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Business Development
5 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
5 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 3 (27.27%) 2G
5 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (27.27%) PMP
5 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (27.27%) 3G
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (27.27%) 4G
5 3 (27.27%) Cyber-Ark

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LTE
2 3 (27.27%) 2G
2 3 (27.27%) 3G
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
1 6 (54.55%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 4 (36.36%) Huawei
4 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) EMC