The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia Solutions and Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nokia Solutions and Networks over the 3 months to 24 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 121 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+21.90% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks.

1 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
3 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) RNC
4 3 (42.86%) ATM
4 3 (42.86%) GSM
4 3 (42.86%) SDH
4 3 (42.86%) UMTS
4 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 3 (42.86%) WFM
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia
6 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
6 1 (14.29%) Huawei
6 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
6 1 (14.29%) LTE
6 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 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 Solutions and Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) 3G
1 4 (57.14%) 2G
1 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) RNC
2 3 (42.86%) ATM
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) SDH
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei