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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 60 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Nokia 3 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 1.30% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 2.63% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.67
% change year-on-year
- -34.01%
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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
461 457 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.95% 49.46% 54.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 182 185
Average daily rate £400 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.30 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015, 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 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) CCSP
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) RIP
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Radware
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Redback
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) FWSM

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) RIP
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) LTE
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) FWSM
3 3 (30.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) 2G
4 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) WiMAX
5 1 (10.00%) RNC
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCSP
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Radware
2 4 (40.00%) Redback
3 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (20.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Siemens