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 22 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 the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia
Rank 62 73 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -46
Contract jobs citing Nokia 9 10 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.90% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.77% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£290 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.66% -
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
421 566 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.11% 50.76% 56.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 314 215
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £20.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 14 (70.00%) Ericsson
1 14 (70.00%) Huawei
1 14 (70.00%) LTE
2 12 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (50.00%) 4G
5 9 (45.00%) 3G
5 9 (45.00%) 2G
6 4 (20.00%) UMTS
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) GSM
7 3 (15.00%) SLA
7 3 (15.00%) Siemens
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.00%) Netcool
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) INAP
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LTE
2 12 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (50.00%) 4G
4 9 (45.00%) 3G
4 9 (45.00%) 2G
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) UMTS
6 3 (15.00%) GSM
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 2 (10.00%) INAP
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
8 1 (5.00%) MPLS
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Ericsson
1 14 (70.00%) Huawei
2 12 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (15.00%) Siemens
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (5.00%) Radware
5 1 (5.00%) Redback