The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia Solutions and Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia Solutions and Networks over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 57 58 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 11 17 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 1.72% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 3.43% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £210 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £256 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
386 496 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.88% 50.15% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 159
Average daily rate £375 £390 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 34
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks.

1 20 (80.00%) LTE
2 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (64.00%) Ericsson
4 13 (52.00%) 4G
5 11 (44.00%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (44.00%) Huawei
5 11 (44.00%) 3G
6 10 (40.00%) Nokia
7 9 (36.00%) Validation
7 9 (36.00%) VoLTE
8 8 (32.00%) 2G
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) QA
11 4 (16.00%) RNC
11 4 (16.00%) Replication
11 4 (16.00%) SLA
12 3 (12.00%) UMTS
12 3 (12.00%) Remedy
12 3 (12.00%) Network Planning
12 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
13 2 (8.00%) NSN NetAct
13 2 (8.00%) RANAP
13 2 (8.00%) Change Management
13 2 (8.00%) Wireless
13 2 (8.00%) GSM
13 2 (8.00%) IPsec
13 2 (8.00%) Netcool
14 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
14 1 (4.00%) Cisco

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) LTE
2 13 (52.00%) 4G
3 11 (44.00%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (44.00%) 3G
4 9 (36.00%) VoLTE
5 8 (32.00%) 2G
6 4 (16.00%) RNC
7 3 (12.00%) UMTS
8 2 (8.00%) RANAP
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) GSM
8 2 (8.00%) IPsec
9 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.00%) DNS
9 1 (4.00%) SS7
9 1 (4.00%) GGSN
9 1 (4.00%) SGSN
9 1 (4.00%) WiMAX
General
1 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Validation
2 3 (12.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (8.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Ericsson
2 11 (44.00%) Huawei
3 10 (40.00%) Nokia
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper