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 17 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 51 71 16
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -55
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 15 17 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 1.52% 8.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.58% 2.98% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £270 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+21.90% -0.94%
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
419 570 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.25% 51.08% 56.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 313 225
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 36
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 24 (77.42%) LTE
2 23 (74.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (58.06%) 3G
4 17 (54.84%) Ericsson
4 17 (54.84%) 4G
5 15 (48.39%) Huawei
6 12 (38.71%) VoLTE
7 11 (35.48%) Nokia
8 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (32.26%) Validation
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) SLA
9 7 (22.58%) 2G
10 5 (16.13%) RANAP
10 5 (16.13%) GGSN
10 5 (16.13%) SGSN
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
11 4 (12.90%) Replication
11 4 (12.90%) Back Office
11 4 (12.90%) Juniper
11 4 (12.90%) Change Management
11 4 (12.90%) Cisco
12 3 (9.68%) NDS
12 3 (9.68%) HNC
12 3 (9.68%) HND
12 3 (9.68%) UNIX
12 3 (9.68%) UMTS
12 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
13 2 (6.45%) GSM

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) LTE
2 18 (58.06%) 3G
3 17 (54.84%) 4G
4 12 (38.71%) VoLTE
5 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (22.58%) 2G
7 5 (16.13%) RANAP
7 5 (16.13%) GGSN
7 5 (16.13%) SGSN
8 3 (9.68%) UMTS
9 2 (6.45%) GSM
9 2 (6.45%) SS7
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) IPsec
10 1 (3.23%) MGW
10 1 (3.23%) WiMAX
10 1 (3.23%) RNC
10 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (3.23%) DNS
10 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
General
1 23 (74.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HNC
2 3 (9.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Netcool
1 2 (6.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Ericsson
2 15 (48.39%) Huawei
3 11 (35.48%) Nokia
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Siemens
6 1 (3.23%) NEC
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) Nortel