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 South East 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 17 April 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 Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) formerly Nokia Siemens Networks.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 233 164 167
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +3
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 34 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.81% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Average daily rate
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£330 £190 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £210 £274
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.28%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4656 4642 4097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.27% 47.67% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2315 1989
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 268 325
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Nokia Solutions and Networks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the South East region.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -35 23 £350 +84.21%
Nokia Solutions and Networks
England

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 63 (68.48%) Radio Access Network
2 55 (59.78%) 3G
3 54 (58.70%) Ericsson
3 54 (58.70%) LTE
4 50 (54.35%) Telecoms
5 38 (41.30%) Nokia
6 35 (38.04%) 2G
7 25 (27.17%) 4G
8 22 (23.91%) Network Planning
8 22 (23.91%) NSN NetAct
9 18 (19.57%) Huawei
9 18 (19.57%) Nortel
9 18 (19.57%) Oracle
10 17 (18.48%) SQL
10 17 (18.48%) Cramer
11 16 (17.39%) RNC
11 16 (17.39%) Perl
12 14 (15.22%) VoLTE
13 13 (14.13%) Oracle Cash Management
14 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.04%) GSM
14 12 (13.04%) UMTS
14 12 (13.04%) Validation
14 12 (13.04%) SGSN
15 11 (11.96%) SDH
15 11 (11.96%) SLA
16 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
16 10 (10.87%) RANAP
16 10 (10.87%) Amdocs
17 9 (9.78%) ATM

Nokia Solutions and Networks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 63 (68.48%) Radio Access Network
2 55 (59.78%) 3G
3 54 (58.70%) LTE
4 35 (38.04%) 2G
5 25 (27.17%) 4G
6 16 (17.39%) RNC
7 14 (15.22%) VoLTE
8 12 (13.04%) SGSN
8 12 (13.04%) UMTS
8 12 (13.04%) GSM
9 11 (11.96%) SDH
10 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
10 10 (10.87%) RANAP
11 9 (9.78%) ATM
12 8 (8.70%) DNS
12 8 (8.70%) MGW
13 7 (7.61%) Wireless
13 7 (7.61%) GGSN
14 6 (6.52%) ISUP
14 6 (6.52%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (54.35%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.61%) Electronics
3 6 (6.52%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Test Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Configuration Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Transmission Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.26%) Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Transmission Planner
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Network Planning
2 12 (13.04%) Validation
3 8 (8.70%) WFM
3 8 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.52%) Test Planning
4 6 (6.52%) Line Management
4 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.52%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.17%) Coaching
7 2 (2.17%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.17%) Change Management
7 2 (2.17%) ETL
7 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL
8 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) Perl
3 8 (8.70%) C
4 2 (2.17%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) C++
4 2 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) HNC
1 8 (8.70%) HND
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 7 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) NDS
Systems Management
1 22 (23.91%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Ericsson
2 38 (41.30%) Nokia
3 18 (19.57%) Oracle
3 18 (19.57%) Nortel
3 18 (19.57%) Huawei
4 17 (18.48%) Cramer
5 10 (10.87%) Amdocs
6 4 (4.35%) Remedy
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) Siemens
8 2 (2.17%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.17%) Greenplum
8 2 (2.17%) Actix
9 1 (1.09%) Talend
9 1 (1.09%) NEC
9 1 (1.09%) NetHawk
9 1 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent