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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 47 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 17 50 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 4.63% 7.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 9.01% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £260 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +1.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £291
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -7.29%
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
387 555 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.80% 51.44% 57.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 253 223
Average daily rate £385 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 23
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -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 2 October 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 20 (71.43%) LTE
2 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
3 15 (53.57%) 3G
4 14 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 14 (50.00%) Huawei
5 13 (46.43%) 4G
6 9 (32.14%) VoLTE
6 9 (32.14%) GGSN
6 9 (32.14%) SGSN
7 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 7 (25.00%) Nokia
7 7 (25.00%) SLA
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) Juniper
8 6 (21.43%) RANAP
8 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
10 4 (14.29%) 2G
11 3 (10.71%) NDS
11 3 (10.71%) HNC
11 3 (10.71%) HND
11 3 (10.71%) UNIX
11 3 (10.71%) Change Management
11 3 (10.71%) Legal
11 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
12 2 (7.14%) Degree
12 2 (7.14%) SS7
12 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 20 (71.43%) LTE
2 15 (53.57%) 3G
3 13 (46.43%) 4G
4 9 (32.14%) VoLTE
4 9 (32.14%) GGSN
4 9 (32.14%) SGSN
5 6 (21.43%) RANAP
6 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (14.29%) 2G
8 2 (7.14%) SS7
8 2 (7.14%) UMTS
9 1 (3.57%) ATM
9 1 (3.57%) GSM
9 1 (3.57%) IPsec
9 1 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (3.57%) MGW
General
1 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.57%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Databuild Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Replication
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Validation
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) HNC
1 3 (10.71%) HND
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Netcool
1 1 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 14 (50.00%) Huawei
2 7 (25.00%) Nokia
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) NEC
Reading, Berkshire
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