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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nokia
Rank 61 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Nokia 22 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 1.04% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £305 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £329
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
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
551 480 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.55% 48.34% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 250 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
2 17 (54.84%) Huawei
3 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
4 13 (41.94%) 3G
4 13 (41.94%) 4G
5 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (29.03%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (29.03%) LTE
6 9 (29.03%) Change Management
7 7 (22.58%) Back Office
8 6 (19.35%) Network Design
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) MGW
8 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) SIGTRAN
8 6 (19.35%) High Availability
8 6 (19.35%) SPML
8 6 (19.35%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (19.35%) INAP
8 6 (19.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (19.35%) 2G
8 6 (19.35%) SOAP
8 6 (19.35%) LDAP
9 5 (16.13%) HNC
9 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (16.13%) BT

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) 3G
1 13 (41.94%) 4G
2 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (29.03%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (29.03%) LTE
4 6 (19.35%) 2G
4 6 (19.35%) INAP
4 6 (19.35%) LDAP
4 6 (19.35%) MGW
4 6 (19.35%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.68%) H.323
7 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) MGCP
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Back Office
3 4 (12.90%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 4G Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) RAN Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Quantity Surveyor
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) SOAP
1 6 (19.35%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Solaris
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
2 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Network Design
2 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Facilities Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) HNC
2 4 (12.90%) HND
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Huawei
2 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
3 6 (19.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 6 (19.35%) Nokia Networks
4 5 (16.13%) BT
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Virgin Media
8 1 (3.23%) Amdocs
8 1 (3.23%) Arqiva
8 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
8 1 (3.23%) Siemens