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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 71 63 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs citing Nokia 7 6 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 0.79% 4.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.55% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate £300 £390 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.67 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-13.01% -38.82%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
562 386 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.57% 50.52% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 147 217
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 £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 17 April 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 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (30.77%) L2TP
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) 3G
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Nortel
4 3 (23.08%) 4G
4 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (23.08%) MVNO
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) RANAP
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia DX220
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Velocent
6 1 (7.69%) Cerion
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) L2TP
2 3 (23.08%) 3G
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) RANAP
2 3 (23.08%) 4G
2 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (23.08%) MVNO
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia DX220
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) SS7
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) PPP
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) Velocent
4 1 (7.69%) Cerion
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Greenplum
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle