The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Nokia 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 53 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Nokia 13 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.84% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 3.62% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £28.00
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
408 470 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.10% 50.76% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 171 210
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Nokia
Berkshire

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Nokia
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Nokia Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Nokia
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nokia across the Reading region.

Nokia Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) SSL
4 7 (30.43%) Huawei
4 7 (30.43%) LTE
4 7 (30.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
5 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
6 5 (21.74%) ProxySG
6 5 (21.74%) 3G
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
7 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) IPsec
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Back Office
8 3 (13.04%) 2G
8 3 (13.04%) Radware
8 3 (13.04%) Siemens

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 7 (30.43%) LTE
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) 3G
4 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
5 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) 2G
6 3 (13.04%) UMTS
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) ATM
6 3 (13.04%) 4G
7 2 (8.70%) SSH
7 2 (8.70%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia DX220
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IP Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Change Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Huawei
2 7 (30.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
3 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) Radware
6 3 (13.04%) Siemens
6 3 (13.04%) Redback
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Nortel
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Velocent
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago