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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Rank 185 137 112
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -25
Contract jobs citing Nokia Solutions and Networks 65 103 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 1.18% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 2.41% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £265 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £244 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £326 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
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
4362 4279 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 49.14% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2174 2140
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 249 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -36 46 £330 +24.52% 6
Surrey - 11 £270 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 82 (73.87%) 3G
2 76 (68.47%) LTE
3 61 (54.95%) Telecoms
4 41 (36.94%) Radio Access Network
5 38 (34.23%) 4G
5 38 (34.23%) Huawei
6 37 (33.33%) 2G
6 37 (33.33%) Ericsson
7 33 (29.73%) Nokia
8 27 (24.32%) VoLTE
9 24 (21.62%) UNIX
10 22 (19.82%) Degree
10 22 (19.82%) SGSN
11 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (16.22%) GGSN
12 18 (16.22%) Validation
13 14 (12.61%) RANAP
14 12 (10.81%) GSM
15 11 (9.91%) SQL
15 11 (9.91%) UMTS
15 11 (9.91%) DNS
15 11 (9.91%) Mapinfo
15 11 (9.91%) Project Management
15 11 (9.91%) Network Architecture
15 11 (9.91%) NSN NetAct
16 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
16 9 (8.11%) Nortel
16 9 (8.11%) Cisco
16 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
17 8 (7.21%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 82 (73.87%) 3G
2 76 (68.47%) LTE
3 41 (36.94%) Radio Access Network
4 38 (34.23%) 4G
5 37 (33.33%) 2G
6 27 (24.32%) VoLTE
7 22 (19.82%) SGSN
8 18 (16.22%) GGSN
9 14 (12.61%) RANAP
10 12 (10.81%) GSM
11 11 (9.91%) UMTS
11 11 (9.91%) DNS
12 8 (7.21%) Ethernet
12 8 (7.21%) SNMP
12 8 (7.21%) ATM
13 7 (6.31%) 3GPP
13 7 (6.31%) MPLS
13 7 (6.31%) SS7
13 7 (6.31%) ISUP
13 7 (6.31%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (6.31%) MySQL
1 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.80%) MS Access
2 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 61 (54.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Back Office
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Billing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Test Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Databuild Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) RAN Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) RF Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Transmission Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Designer
8 5 (4.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Project Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) OSS Architect
10 3 (2.70%) 3G Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Radio Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) UMTS Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Customer Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) XML
2 4 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.90%) PMI
2 1 (0.90%) GIS
2 1 (0.90%) Handset
2 1 (0.90%) Replication
2 1 (0.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) UNIX
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Validation
2 11 (9.91%) Project Management
2 11 (9.91%) Network Architecture
3 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.41%) ETL
4 6 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (3.60%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.60%) Coaching
6 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.70%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (2.70%) Change Management
7 3 (2.70%) Workflow
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL
7 3 (2.70%) eTOM
7 3 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) Perl
2 8 (7.21%) C
3 4 (3.60%) C#
3 4 (3.60%) C++
3 4 (3.60%) Java
4 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) HNC
2 4 (3.60%) HND
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMP
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) CCIE
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) NDS
2 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.70%) OpenView
4 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.90%) Netcool
4 1 (0.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 38 (34.23%) Huawei
2 37 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 33 (29.73%) Nokia
4 11 (9.91%) Mapinfo
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco
5 9 (8.11%) Nortel
6 8 (7.21%) Juniper
6 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.31%) Oracle
8 6 (5.41%) Business Objects
8 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.50%) Siemens
9 5 (4.50%) Greenplum
10 4 (3.60%) IBM
10 4 (3.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (2.70%) BMC
11 3 (2.70%) HP
11 3 (2.70%) ZTE
11 3 (2.70%) Talend
12 2 (1.80%) NEC
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