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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 59 69 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs citing Nokia 9 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 0.61% 4.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.21% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£290 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £317 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 - -
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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
386 496 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.88% 50.15% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 159
Average daily rate £375 £390 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 34
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 13 (68.42%) Ericsson
2 12 (63.16%) Huawei
2 12 (63.16%) LTE
2 12 (63.16%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (52.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (52.63%) 4G
3 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (47.37%) 2G
5 7 (36.84%) 3G
6 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) IPsec
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 3 (15.79%) GSM
7 3 (15.79%) UMTS
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) CCIE
8 2 (10.53%) CCSP
8 2 (10.53%) CCDP
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) CISSP
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Juniper
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) LTE
1 12 (63.16%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (52.63%) 4G
3 9 (47.37%) 2G
4 7 (36.84%) 3G
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
6 3 (15.79%) GSM
6 3 (15.79%) UMTS
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.53%) RIP
7 2 (10.53%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) SSL
7 2 (10.53%) INAP
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE
1 2 (10.53%) CCSP
1 2 (10.53%) CCDP
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool
1 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Ericsson
2 12 (63.16%) Huawei
3 10 (52.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Radware
6 2 (10.53%) Redback
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) Siemens
7 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.26%) Nortel