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 21 August 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 53 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 16 41 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 4.13% 7.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 8.32% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate
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- £255 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £271
% change year-on-year
+10.83% +10.59%
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
424 493 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.75% 49.70% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 186 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 26 (61.90%) GGSN
1 26 (61.90%) SGSN
2 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
3 17 (40.48%) Problem Management
4 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 15 (35.71%) Juniper
6 14 (33.33%) LTE
7 13 (30.95%) DNS
7 13 (30.95%) Change Management
8 12 (28.57%) 3G
8 12 (28.57%) Huawei
8 12 (28.57%) MGW
9 11 (26.19%) Ericsson
9 11 (26.19%) Fault Management
9 11 (26.19%) 4G
10 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
11 9 (21.43%) Back Office
12 8 (19.05%) LDAP
12 8 (19.05%) L2TP
12 8 (19.05%) SS7
12 8 (19.05%) Legal
12 8 (19.05%) Velocent
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco
13 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (14.29%) SLA
14 6 (14.29%) Nokia
14 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 6 (14.29%) RANAP
14 6 (14.29%) Network Architecture
14 6 (14.29%) VoLTE

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) GGSN
1 26 (61.90%) SGSN
2 14 (33.33%) LTE
3 13 (30.95%) DNS
4 12 (28.57%) 3G
4 12 (28.57%) MGW
5 11 (26.19%) 4G
6 8 (19.05%) LDAP
6 8 (19.05%) L2TP
6 8 (19.05%) SS7
7 6 (14.29%) RANAP
7 6 (14.29%) VoLTE
8 3 (7.14%) 2G
8 3 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (4.76%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (4.76%) MPLS
10 1 (2.38%) ATM
10 1 (2.38%) SDH
10 1 (2.38%) Firewall
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Back Office
3 8 (19.05%) Legal
4 4 (9.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) CS Core Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support
7 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Databuild Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Problem Management
2 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 13 (30.95%) Change Management
4 11 (26.19%) Fault Management
5 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
6 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
9 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) HNC
1 2 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) NDS
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Juniper
2 12 (28.57%) Huawei
3 11 (26.19%) Ericsson
4 8 (19.05%) Velocent
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (4.76%) Siemens
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) NEC
8 1 (2.38%) Ciena