The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 59 68 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing Nokia 11 12 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.19% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.34% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£360 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £260 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-70.66% +33.92%
Nokia
Berkshire

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
391 512 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.73% 50.64% 56.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 215 220
Average daily rate £388 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.29 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Nokia Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) SSL
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (33.33%) Huawei
4 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 8 (33.33%) LTE
5 7 (29.17%) ProxySG
5 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
5 7 (29.17%) 3G
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (16.67%) MPLS
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Juniper
8 4 (16.67%) UMTS
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (16.67%) 4G
8 4 (16.67%) IPsec
9 3 (12.50%) Redback
9 3 (12.50%) SIGTRAN

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) SSL
3 8 (33.33%) LTE
4 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
4 7 (29.17%) 3G
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) UMTS
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) 4G
7 4 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) ATM
8 3 (12.50%) 2G
8 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (8.33%) INAP
9 2 (8.33%) BGP
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C++
1 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 8 (33.33%) Huawei
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
4 6 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Redback
6 3 (12.50%) Siemens
6 3 (12.50%) Radware
7 2 (8.33%) Nortel
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent